Wednesday, August 26, 2009 An Alternative Archive Of e-Prints In Science And Mathematics

A physicist in the UK has set up a new website for sharing preprints following criticisms about the way that the popular preprint server is moderated. Called, which is the reverse of arXiv, the rival server — unlike arXiv — places no restrictions on the sorts of papers that can be posted. "This is an experiment to find out what kind of stuff is not managing to get into the arXiv, as well as being a serious archive for people to put their research in," says Philip Gibbs, an independent physicist based in the UK and creator of viXra

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