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Could Einstein get published today?

4 mins | Oct 1, 2020

Scientific journals have come to favour professionalism over individual style in recent years. For The Wall Street Journal's Frank Wilczek, Albert Einstein's masterpiece, The Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity, is "a joy to read." Interestingly, were it to be published today, he argues it would be almost impossible to do so. In this piece, he explains how the process of 'professionalisation' has changed the way discoveries and ideas are shared.

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