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MachPrinciple.com – A social networking site to open up the world of Science & Research

This is a social platform that endeavors to extend a common scaffold to Scientist, students, academia, corporate and all other common beings. You know all happenings of the world through your social networking platforms. But being some one no how acquainted with Science & Research do you know anything of this knowledge jackpot. Even if you are from academia you don’t have any clear picture of what the scientist in the research world is digging out that can make our life better, solve many unconquerable problems and make many impossible possible. While every other aspect has hit this platform anonymously Science & Research is still way back.

To address the same and reach the 70% of world population who are digitally active, here we are up with MachPrinciple.com

Wondering the benefit

When we talk about profession based social networking site Linkedin can be the best example. Similarly MachPrinciple.com endeavors to be a common social platform where scientist can release or share his research and inventions. Maximum common people and academicians  can get to know about it to implement the same in expedited betterment of the world. This will enhance the interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge which will augment the growth.

Founder with his mission and vision

Dr. Santanu Das is an astrophysicist of UW Madison who introduced this platform to us. Initially it was his blog page based on WordPress where he use to discuss and write on research world and its exclusive unique intentions. By getting good response from followers he took a step forward. Since 2013 he fostered this educational network across the globe which was legitimate and friendly. Being a bridge between the world of commons and scientists he deciphered the gape and tried unveiling it.

Spreading the idea faster

Researchers take years to develop some technique. So its important to spread the knowledge. But the journal articles does not spread the knowledge instantaneously. It takes years, sometimes even decades to spread the knowledge. For a great invention, research world has undepleted time span. But implementation is again long process. Reasons being

  1. Journal articles are hardly read.
  2. It is hard or sometime impossible to understand a journal paper unless the reader is from the same discipline.  

A study reveals a shocking statistic that in the year 2015, 150000 approx. research papers are been published in different journals. Out of which 50% are never read by anyone apart from author, referee and editor and 90% are never cited.

Hence this social networking site is trying to shoulder the responsibility to spread the knowledge acquired by researcher after lot of hurdle and let be utilized for development of world.

Knowledge an open access

Yes it is indeed. But to be opened to the same you have to use login features of this social media site. Not just scientist, any person from any discipline of life and profession can keep connected and share knowledge here. Breaking the progeny of conservative research shackles it wishes be a common flare between discover and user.

Through MachPrinciple.com, you can promote your research article and interested people can read that easily. So it is basically the platform for the research scholars to showcase their work.

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29 Comments

  1. Hi Sayeri,

    I have read about this social networking site in one of the article recently. I must say it is quite good for science enthusiasts.

    Thanks for sharing, have a good day.

  2. I really dint know about this ! so informative and easy .Thank you for letting us know , the best part is any of us can share information

  3. I remember the pain of searching academic research work during postgrads. This would be a great platform for attaining and sharing knowledge.

  4. I remember the pain of searching academic research work during postgrads years It would be a good platform for attaining and sharing knowledge

  5. Wow! This will be surely a hit amongst geeks and researchers. It’s one beautiful idea and was much needed in india

  6. That is a really amazing idea! Journals do take forever to get published! This social networking is going to help everyone who is interested in scientific research!

  7. Amazing and insightful post. This social networking site is best for the scientific research. It is also best for sharing the knowledge about academic and scientific research. Great thoughts.

  8. jhilmildsaha says:

    This kind of networking sites open up so much of scope for research and scientific studies. It will be very helpful for those in the research oriented fields.

  9. Anita says:

    This is a very interesting idea of helping spread more research info among all.Thats good

  10. That’s great initiative by Dr. Santanu Das to bridge the gap between scientists and the world. this way we got to know more about universe

  11. this looks such an informative and knowledgeable website. I was unaware of it. Thanks for sharing it!

  12. Ekta says:

    This is so great for scientists. Didn’t knew about this. Thanks for sharing. Very informative post.

  13. Hey! This is something really interesting and new for me…I would like to use it for sure…Thanks for sharing this one!

  14. This social networking site is a boon for scientists and other ppl who love to exchange information and learn more on related topics !

  15. I came across this website while searching some science reference for my thesis and I was very impressed. Thanks for telling more about it.

  16. This post is put together so nicely! The networking is definitely a great tool for scientific research.

  17. This website looks perfect for a person who loves science or is learning science and wants to know more.

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  19. This is great information! Never knew we can do so much through this website! Thanks for sharing Sayeri
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  20. bingewalk says:

    Thats a Great initiative by Dr. Santanu Das. Thanks for putting this under light. kudos!

  21. By launching this website Dr. Santanu Das has taken a great step to bring all the science enthusiast under one roof. This is a brilliant discovery. Thanks for sharing sich an informative article

  22. This is so interesting! I’m so glad to learn about this site 🙂

  23. This is super interesting. To create a networking site based on the common love of science… Brilliant idea!

  24. Such platforms gives the children to be with like minded people and grow.

  25. This is a wonderful platform indeed.I will try Machprinciple for knowing more

  26. thats such a cool platform for the science enthusiasts

  27. Hi Sayeri!! Thanks for sharing the details.. Was not aware of it I am truly glad to learn about it

  28. I didn’t know about this. This is a great site for the like minded

  29. Platform for science enthusiasts and researchers seems great. Hoping it turns out to useful and reach masses.

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