CHAPTER 5

Writing and Publishing Papers

In Chapter 3, you learned how to find novel and interesting research ideas and topics, and in Chapter 4, you learned how to conduct solid research to demonstrate your ideas. Assume that you have accumulated enough novel and significant results in your research. The next important task, for researchers and graduate students, is to write and publish high quality papers in order to tell the world about your contributions in research. Albert Einstein, for example, was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics largely due to his published paper on the photoelectric effect (which gave rise to quantum theory) in 1905. In fact, Einstein published three other papers on Brownian motion, the special theory of relativity, ...

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