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Q: The Pedagogy of Physics -- Bob and Alice?

K7PEHIt seems that almost every where that physics is taught, in particular teaching relativity or quantum phenomena, that examples or demonstrations using persons Bob and Alice is a common tradition. Professor Susskind uses Bob and Alice quite a bit in his ER=EPR lectures. Several text books I have...

 
 
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Q: Were predatory journals widespread before publishers of reputable journals introduced the "author pays" model?

Najib IdrissiAfter reading yet another news article about predatory journals/conferences and how they weigh on the finances of labs in some countries, I started to wonder the following. Were they widespread before publishers of reputable journals started introducing the model where the author pays to have the...

 

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