Can open science project be performed/published by non-scientists?

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asked Aug 4, 2015 in Open Science by kenorb (430 points)

In other words, can anybody publish an open science project, or does the author need to have some specific title or at least study the subject in order to receive some positive feedback from the community?

Or is it simply evaluated based on the quality of the published data and its positive feedback/output?



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