Talk:Luis Walter Alvarez

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Good article Luis Walter Alvarez has been listed as one of the Natural sciences good articles under the good article criteria. If you can improve it further, please do so. If it no longer meets these criteria, you can reassess it.
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GA Review[edit]

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Reviewer: Chiswick Chap (talk · contribs) 20:28, 22 March 2013 (UTC)

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1. Well-written:
1a. the prose is clear and concise, it respects copyright laws, and the spelling and grammar are correct. Have done a little copy-editing.
1b. it complies with the manual of style guidelines for lead sections, layout, words to watch, fiction, and list incorporation. OK. The details of marriage and divorce are not ideally placed in "Early work" but it's not a major issue.

I've no idea what one is to do with line spacing when there are nuclide superscripts all over the place, guess it's untidy but unavoidable given the limitations of wikitext in browsers, unless one were to insist on writing them as "Helium-3" when in text, and putting the rest in images (or whatever) as equations. That would chime with rules about writing % as "percent", by the way.

2. Verifiable with no original research:
2a. it contains a list of all references (sources of information), presented in accordance with the layout style guideline. OK
2b. all in-line citations are from reliable sources, including those for direct quotations, statistics, published opinion, counter-intuitive or controversial statements that are challenged or likely to be challenged, and contentious material relating to living persons—science-based articles should follow the scientific citation guidelines. Properly cited
2c. it contains no original research. OK
3. Broad in its coverage:
3a. it addresses the main aspects of the topic. Yes it does
3b. it stays focused on the topic without going into unnecessary detail (see summary style). OK
4. Neutral: it represents viewpoints fairly and without bias, giving due weight to each. Have removed a few POV words.
5. Stable: it does not change significantly from day to day because of an ongoing edit war or content dispute. Not a problem.
6. Illustrated, if possible, by images:
6a. images are tagged with their copyright status, and valid fair use rationales are provided for non-free content. OK. Nobel image is tagged but lacks a description (not a showstopper)
6b. images are relevant to the topic, and have suitable captions. OK
7. Overall assessment. A readable, not over-technical summary of a great physicist. Nice work.