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Prof. Jerry Gollub has been named as an "Outstanding Referee" by the American Physical Society.


Scientific journals, such as Physical Review Letters, use referees to evaluate manuscripts that are submitted for publication.

Scientific journals, such as Physical Review Letters, use referees to evaluate manuscripts that are submitted for publication.  This job, which includes making detailed suggestions for improvements and screening which submissions are worthy of publication in the most prestigious journals, is absolutely vital to the integrity of the scientific enterprise.  It is extremely rare for referees to receive any public commendation for their efforts.

Originally posted at: http://www.haverford.edu/news/stories/6291/23