A system for predicting scientific impact over time?

The impact a scientist will have in their lifetime is distributed randomly over the sequence of studies they publish, according to a new study. This phenomenon can be described by a simple model in which a scientist’s impact is a function of factors including productivity and ability, the study shows….

The impact a scientist will have in their lifetime is distributed randomly over the sequence of studies they publish, according to a new study. This phenomenon can be described by a simple model in which a scientist’s impact is a function of factors including productivity and ability, the study shows….