General Relativity and Gravitation welcomes in particular original articles on the following topics of current research:

  • Analytical general relativity, including its interface with geometrical analysis
  • Numerical relativity
  • Theoretical and observational cosmology
  • Relativistic astrophysics
  • Gravitational waves: data analysis, astrophysical sources and detector science
  • Extensions of general relativity
  • Supergravity
  • Gravitational aspects of string theory and its extensions
  • Quantum gravity: canonical approaches, in particular loop quantum gravity
  • Quantum gravity: path integral approaches, in particular spin foams, Regge calculus and dynamical triangulations
  • Non-commutative geometry and gravitation
  • Experimental gravity, in particular tests of general relativity

Papers submitted to General Relativity and Gravitation should be written in good English. The abstract should make clear what's new in the paper. Manuscripts should be submitted online via the journal homepage or directly at the submission portal . Authors may propose who among the Associate Editors will deal with their paper. All submitted articles are acknowledged and refereed.

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  • Pablo Laguna,
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121 days
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