Earth, Moon, and Planets
|Earth, Moon, and Planets|
|Former name(s)||The Moon, The Moon and the Planets|
|Edited by||G.B. Valsecchi, and M.S. Gudipati|
|Publisher||Springer Science+Business Media|
Earth, Moon, and Planets is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, published approximately ten times per year by Springer Science+Business Media. It was established in 1969 under the title The Moon, was known as The Moon and the Planets from 1978 to 1983, and was first published under the current title in February 1984. The two co-editors are Giovanni B. Valsecchi (IAS-CNR, Italy) and Murthy S. Gudipati (Caltech and JPL). The journal's main focus is on research about the Solar System. Besides original research articles, Earth, Moon, and Planets publishes conference proceedings, review articles, book reviews, and special issues.
Aims and scope
Earth, Moon and Planets focuses on original research articles on formation of stars and planets, evolution of the Solar System including its origin, and the evolution of extra-solar systems including their origins. The focus also includes asteroids, comets, meteoroids, and near-Earth objects, Earth impact hazards, the Solar System-Earth relationship, and related topics. Research coverage encompasses physical and chemical properties of the above mentioned celestial bodies, and their related chaotic behavior.