Quality of Elsevier's Author Support
Date: Thursday, March 02, 2017 @ 22:54:18 EST
Topic: Science

Yesterday, 1st March 2017, I received from Elsevier the following email:

From: Elsevier Author Feedback
Sent: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 11:07 AM
To: wladimirguglinski@_
Subject: Quality of Elsevier's Author Support

Dear Dr. Guglinski,

I am contacting you because you recently received a final decision on your article submitted to Annals of Physics

We are conducting a short research study to see how satisfied you are with the way your article was managed. Your responses will be used to help improve the publication services we currently offer.

It will only take about 10 minutes to complete the survey online, and your feedback is very important to ensure the accuracy of the research.

If you encounter any problems during the survey, please contact surveys@elsevier.com
Yours sincerely,
Louise Hall
Market Research

I wrote a series of 8 papers in partnership with Dr. Claudio Nassif, and in the beginning
of 2017 we had submitted the first one to Annals of Physics.

The papers are the following:

Paper Nr. 1: On the reasons why Fermi's theory of beta-decay must be reevaluated

Paper Nr.2: Lorentz factor violation by neutrinos moving with the speed of light

Paper Nr.3: On the origin of mass of the elementary particles

Paper Nr. 4: On how Bohr model of hydrogen atom is connected to nuclear physics

Paper Nr. 5: On how proton radius shrinkage can be connected with Lorentz Factor violation

Paper Nr. 6: Calculation of magnetic moments of light nuclei with number of protons between Z=8 and Z=30

Paper Nr 7: Nuclear spins and calculation of magnetic moments of the isotopes of lithium

Paper Nr 8: Calculation of proton radius to be measured in the Project MUSE

Dr. Claudio Nassif is the author of the Symmetric Special Relativity (SSR), which together with my Quantum Ring Theory compose a Grand Unified Theory. He has several papers published in the most reputable journals of Physics worldwide, and his last paper is rated as the second of the Most Read papers of the International Journal of Modern Physics, since 1996:

The first question of the "Quality of Elsevier's Author Support" was concerning my satisfaction with the way my last article in Annals of Physics was managed.

I wrote the following answer:

“My work is in the brench of Fundametal Physics. From the arguments used by the Editor for rejecting my paper, I have realized that he has a personal view on what must be the way for the development of Fundamental Physics. He neglects the most important experimental findings of the last 10 years, which deny the some of the fundamental principles of the Standard Model (SM) and the Standard Nuclear Physics (SNP) , and thereby he has adopted the strategy of protecting SM and SNP from threatening experiences which require the reevaluation of some fundamental principles of those two pillars of Theoretical Physics. Therefore, any author whose theoretical work does not fit to the personal views of the Editor, have no chance to be published in Annals of Physics, because the Editor neglects experimental findings. This procedure of revising and rejecting articles, based on personal convictions, instead of based on news experimental findings, is not in agreement with the scientific method.
Theoretical Physics advancement cannot be subjected to personal convictions of editors. Theoretical Physics must advance parallel to the advancement of Experimental Physics.”

Other question was concerning whether my paper was previously submitted to another journal.

My response was “Yes, it was submitted to International Journal of Modern Physics”.

And the next question asked the reasons why my paper was rejected by IJMP.

My response was the following:

“My paper was analyzed by ONLY ONE reviewer. And he used the following anti-scientific argument for rejecting the paper:

<<“Therefore, the failure of their udd model does not mean we need to abandon completely the current theoretical paradigm of the nucleon structure, which is built upon QCD. In other words, they are attacking a theory that nobody thought was correct”.>>

Then, according to the referee, the researchers need to continue using the wrong neutron model ddu, in their search for the discovery of the structure of the universe, and we have to trust blindly in the discoveries obtained from such a method of investigation, developed from a model which everybody know to be wrong.

The criterion used by the referee makes no sence, because, when we know that a theoretical model is wrong, then according to the scientifc criterion the theorists have to undertake efforts in order to discover a better model.

Finally, Elsevier asked me to give any suggestion, for the aim of improving the quality of their publications.

And I sent the following reply:

The Editors must respect the scientific method. The scientific experiments are more important than their personal opinions”.

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