Paul Ginsparg

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Paul Ginsparg is a physicist widely known for his development of the ArXiv.org e-print archive. Since 2001 he has been a professor at Cornell University. The pre-print archive was developed while he was a member of staff of Los Alamos National Laboratory, 19902001.

For his work on the archive he has been awarded the PAM Award from the Special Libraries Association and in 2002 a MacArthur Fellowship.

He has published physics papers in the areas of quantum field theory, string theory, conformal field theory, and quantum gravity.

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"The problem with the global village is all the global village idiots."de:Paul Ginsparg

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