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Planetary Science

Planetary Science

Editor-in-Chief: Murthy S. Gudipati

ISSN: 2191-2521 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13535

Publication of this journal was discontinued as of the end of 2015. SpringerOpen maintains an archive of all articles published in Planetary Science. These are available via the SpringerOpen website, which can be accessed by clicking the red Open Access button above.

Planetary Science was a peer-reviewed open access journal published under the brand SpringerOpen. It published original contributions on a wide range of subjects involving astronomy, physics, geology, chemistry, or biology, as well as systems or computer science, that are part of this inter-disciplinary field. Published studies may be observational (e.g., studies of the surfaces of planets or small bodies), theoretical (e.g., models for planetary system formation), experimental (e.g., laboratory or field methodologies and measurements of planetary analogues), and/or technical (e.g., demonstration and application of new technology or technique for planetary science) in focus. The journal also published relevant special issues and topical conference proceedings, review articles on problems of current interest to the greater planetary science community, and book reviews.

Related subjects » Astrophysics and Astroparticles - Geophysics & Geodesy

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    Aims and Scope


    Planetary Science is an open access journal that publishes original contributions on subjects ranging from the study of planets in the solar system, and planet and star formation, to the origin and evolution of the solar and extrasolar planetary systems. Also covered are asteroids, comets, meteoroids, and near-Earth objects, including the terrestrial impact hazard and solar system-terrestrial relationships, and related topics concerning the physical and chemical properties of the material constitution of these bodies. The journal also publishes relevant special issues and topical conference proceedings, review articles on problems of current interest, and book reviews. The Editor welcomes proposals from guest editors for special thematic issues.
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