Chad Orzel is polling his readers about proper scientific writing etiquette. He says that "one of the things I had beaten into my head when I was a grad student writing papers was that scientific papers ought to be written in the first person plural and the active voice." But he's also noticed that some people think scientific writing should be impersonal.

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