Progress and Milestones in Scientific Communication – a 150 years perspective

@inproceedings{Karlsson2015ProgressAM,
  title={Progress and Milestones in Scientific Communication – a 150 years perspective},
  author={Torbj{\"o}rn Karlsson},
  booktitle={Upsala journal of medical sciences},
  year={2015}
}
Science expands knowledge not only through understanding but also through communication. Words form ideas, and words are tools for thoughts. The world looked very different 150 years ago. Scientific communication had a completely different language than now, and we were more strictly dependent on the spoken and printed word. The dissemination of new ideas was much slower than today, leading to a lower tempo in the questioning of new as well as older thoughts. A scientific journal published in… CONTINUE READING

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