What Counts as Science?

The arXiv preprint service is trying to answer an age-old question

Jan 16, 2020 · 11 min read
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By Kate Becker

Originally published at Nautilus on October 27, 2016.

Xxx.lanl.gov. The address was cryptic, with a tantalizing whiff of government secrets, or worse.