Speaker - Jorge Hirsch

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Jorge E. Hirsch is a professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego, United States. He received his Ph.D from the University of Chicago in 1980 and became famous worldwide in 2005-2006 for public warnings about the increasing risk of nuclear war due to what he claims is an unnecessarily aggressive military nuclear policy of the United States.

He is also known for developing the h-index in 2005, an index for quantifying a scientist's publication productivity.

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Epistemology 2.0: The Future of Online Science

07.30.10 | 01:12:06 min | 1 comment