Joanne Cohn and the email list that led to arXiv

peter.suber's bookmarks 2021-11-26

Summary:

"Before there was arXiv, there was Joanne Cohn. In the late 1980s, she was a postdoc at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, working in the heady, fast-paced field of string theory. She started an informal exchange of string theory manuscripts that eventually became the arXiv preprint server, which has since revolutionized the way scientists share ideas and announce findings...."

Link:

https://physicstoday.scitation.org/do/10.1063/PT.6.4.20211108a/full/

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Date tagged:

11/26/2021, 09:04

Date published:

11/26/2021, 04:04