If you meet an editor of the Nature journals they will likely assure you that to get published you just need good science. But, the truth is, there is some luck involved too, especially for interdisciplinary work. Sometimes editors accidentally come across gems of papers. Here are two such stories:
Nina recently joined Nature Physics as a Senior Editor, having worked at Nature Communications for the last three years. Her research background is in plasmonics and metamaterials, particularly their interaction with optical emitters.
Guest post by David Collomb, PhD student at the university of Bath