Who is Alexandra Elbakyan?
A lot of science is funded by taxpayers. However, the credibility of a study often depends on the journal that publishes it. So that taxpayer-funded science gets hidden behind paywalled journals. Elbakyan didn’t appreciate that, so she created Sci-Hub, “… characterised by Science correspondent John Bohannon as “an awe-inspiring act of altruism or a massive criminal enterprise, depending on whom you ask.” | learn more