Seeking truth beyond the known.
Science beyond institutions?

For many years I worked with Open Access journals, helping them to improve scientific publishing. I came to the following conclusion: In its essence, scientific discovery is not made by a university or a publisher but by a network of individuals working together. The scientists in the lab, the journ…

Michael Aufreiter in Science on Oct 6, 2022
Every curious mind is a scientist?

“Every curious mind is a scientist.” If I read that statement, I’m conflicted. One part of me is alerted. If just anyone could call themself a scientist, people would come up with “woo-woo theories” that promote what’s in their interest. Dangerous! The other part of me is open to that idea. Do I nee…

Michael Aufreiter in Science on Sep 28, 2022
Join this exchange
What's your perspective on Science?