A brief history of physics reviews

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A definitive historical study of the review article is yet to be written, but recent advances in the history of scientific publishing provide a better understanding of its emergence and transformations in a broader context. Roberto Lalli discusses review articles in physics, by looking at the historical evolution of this scientific genre.

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Lalli, R. A brief history of physics reviews. Nat Rev Phys 1, 12–14 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s42254-018-0008-0

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