Daily Archives: October 29, 2010

Papers accepted, submitted, and chili con carne

One of the most important  jobs in universities is writing papers. Even if you perform an excellent experiment, it will not be accepted as a scientific fact without a publication. Today, I received an e-mail notice saying the paper I had revised was accepted for publication in a scientific journal.  It is good.  I have been sitting on a chair for days in front of a computer.  My back and shoulders are stiff.  My effort is rewarded. I was preparing another paper, and it is done. I submitted it online this evening.  I hope it will be accepted, soon. On Fridays, Katya sometimes works late.  Today, I perpared chili con carne while she was … Continue reading

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