International Journal of Astrobiology

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International Journal of Astrobiology  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4) Int. J. Astrobiol.
Discipline Astrobiology
Language English
Edited by Rocco Mancinelli
Publication details
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Publication history 2002-present
Frequency Quarterly
Impact factor
ISSN 1473-5504 (print)
1475-3006 (web)
LCCN 2002243451
OCLC number 50515202

The International Journal of Astrobiology, or IJA, is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2002 and published by Cambridge University Press that covers research on the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life on Earth and beyond. It contains papers in astronomy, space science, planetary science, and biology that have a strong connection to astrobiology. Occasional issues are dedicated to research papers from international astrobiology meetings. The editor-in-chief is Rocco Mancinelli (NASA). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 1.723.[1]


  1. ^ "Web of Science". 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-13. 

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