Mathematics Crackpot Insanity

I don’t normally read The n-Category Café (I have no background in quantum physics) but I certainly recommend checking out this post about a journal that’s publishing crackpot mathematics. That would not be interesting in itself, except the journal is being published by Elsevier (!) and a subscription costs $4520 a year (!!).

What makes the post even more interesting is the comments section, which has grown past 100 posts and includes what appears to be the editor of the journal posting under various anonymous names (!!!).

I also learned from the comments about the Bogdanov affair regarding two brothers who published nonsense physics papers in reputed journals, including Classical and Quantum Gravity.

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