If science is free by default, what will be the motivation for scientists to produce more of it?

Correct me if I am wrong and the money, in **fact**, goes to some undeserving third-party. But who will choose to write a book or conduct a study without monetary gain? Few. Edit: I see. So who pays scientists and what are the consequences of all science being free – for science? Also by monetary… Continue reading If science is free by default, what will be the motivation for scientists to produce more of it?

Sci-Hub: is it Unethical to “Pirate” Science? (Video and transcript by scientific skeptic Rebecca Watson.) “The oligarchy these publishers have formed is immoral and antithetical to the pursuit of humanity‚Äôs knowledge”

Sci-Hub: is it Unethical to “Pirate” Science? (Video and transcript by scientific skeptic Rebecca Watson.) “The oligarchy these publishers have formed is immoral and antithetical to the pursuit of humanity‚Äôs knowledge”