1 Journal Article, 144 Authors

April 8, 2010

Co-authorship of journal articles is of course quite common, especially in the sciences. But Times Higher Education quoted a professor who studies the ethics involved about his discovery of an article with more co-authors than any other work he had found. The article, in The Astronomical Journal, features 144 authors. That works out to an average of 36.3 words for each author.

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