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Background[ edit ] The enormous progress in science and mathematics during the 19th century was recorded in journals written mostly in German or French, as well as in English.
Britain underwent enormous technological and industrial changes and advances particularly in the latter half of the 19th century. In addition, during this White papers weekly, the number of popular science periodicals doubled from the s to the s.
One journal to precede Nature was Recreative Science: A Record and Remembrancer of Intellectual Observationwhich, created inbegan as a natural history magazine and progressed to include more physical observational science and technical subjects and less natural history.
The Popular Science Review survived longest, lasting 20 years and ending its publication in ; Recreative Science ceased publication as the Student and Intellectual Observer in The Quarterly Journal, after undergoing a number of editorial changes, ceased publication in The Reader terminated inand finally, Scientific Opinion lasted a mere 2 years, until June John Maddoxeditor of Nature from to as well as from tosuggested at a celebratory dinner for the journal's centennial edition that perhaps it was the journalistic qualities of Nature that drew readers in; "journalism" Maddox states, "is a way of creating a sense of community among people who would otherwise be isolated from each other.
This is what Lockyer's journal did from the start.
He was succeeded as editor in by Sir Richard Gregory. His obituary by the Royal Society stated: Brimble who in became the sole editorthen to John Maddox inand finally to David Davies in Philip Campbell has since become Editor-in-chief of all Nature publications.
InMaddox was no longer editor, and the journals were merged into Nature. Others require the purchase of premium access to the site.
Nature claims an online readership of about 3 million unique readers per month. As of the time it was released, it had about 10, subscribers. These articles are presented using the digital rights management system ReadCube which is funded by the Macmillan subsidiary Digital Scienceand does not allow readers to download, copy, print, or otherwise distribute the content.
While it does, to an extent, provide free online access to articles, it is not a true open access scheme due to its restrictions on re-use and distribution. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
July Learn how and when to remove this template message Being published in Nature or any Nature publication is very prestigious. In particular, empirical papers are often highly cited, which can lead to promotions, grant funding, and attention from the mainstream media. Because of these positive feedback effects, competition among scientists to publish in high-level journals like Nature and its closest competitor, Sciencecan be very fierce.
Nature's impact factora measure of how many citations a journal generates in other works, was As with most other professional scientific journals, papers undergo an initial screening by the editor, followed by peer review in which other scientists, chosen by the editor for expertise with the subject matter but who have no connection to the research under review, will read and critique articlesbefore publication.
In the case of Nature, they are only sent for review if it is decided that they deal with a topical subject and are sufficiently ground-breaking in that particular field. As a consequence, the majority of submitted papers are rejected without review.
According to Nature's original mission statement: It is intended, FIRST, to place before the general public the grand results of Scientific Work and Scientific Discovery; and to urge the claims of Science to a more general recognition in Education and in Daily Life; and, SECONDLY, to aid Scientific men themselves, by giving early information of all advances made in any branch of Natural knowledge throughout the world, and by affording them an opportunity of discussing the various Scientific questions which arise from time to time.
First, to serve scientists through prompt publication of significant advances in any branch of science, and to provide a forum for the reporting and discussion of news and issues concerning science.
Second, to ensure that the results of science are rapidly disseminated to the public throughout the world, in a fashion that conveys their significance for knowledge, culture and daily life.
The following is a selection of scientific breakthroughs published in Nature, all of which had far-reaching consequences, and the citation for the article in which they were published.Project Management White Papers. With global and competitive market, it is very important to launch a product or service in the market on time and ahead of competitors.
Nov 11, · The World Economic Forum publishes a comprehensive series of reports which examine in detail the broad range of global issues it seeks to address with stakeholders as part of its mission of improving the state of the world.
Besides reports on its key events and standalone publications such as the Global Competitiveness Report, the Global Risks Report and the Global Gender Gap Report, the .
White papers about governance, risk and compliance issues. Get the latest GRC thought leadership white papers at Compliance Week. Several hundred Internet Service Provider (ISP) Peering Coordinators were interviewed over the past few years for the “Interconnection Strategies for ISPs”, “Internet Service Providers and Peering”, and “A Business Case for Peering” Internet Operations Research vetconnexx.com these previous works, we documented the commonly used terminology (Peering, Transit, Transport, etc.), the.
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