AFEW YEARS AGO John Maddox, now editor of Nature, wrote an article seriously questioning whether the scientific literature was worth keeping. He complained that style and incorrect sentence construction often make scientific articles unintelligible, thus hastening their obsolescence.
Is the literature worth retrieving?
Samuel A. Goudsmit; Is the literature worth retrieving?. Physics Today 1 September 1966; 19 (9): 52–55. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3048467
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