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Astrobiology

Editor-in-Chief: Sherry L. Cady, PhD

ISSN: 1531-1074 • Published Monthly • Online ISSN: 1557-8070

Current Volume: 14

Latest Impact Factor* is 2.512

*2013 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2014

Featured Press Releases and Editorial Content

 

  • Life on Mars? Implications of a Newly Discovered Mineral-Rich Structure...Read More
  • Microbially Induced Sedimentary Structures Recording an Ancient Ecosystem in the ca. 3.48 Billion-Year-Old Dresser Formation, Pilbara, Western Australia...Read the Open Access article
  • Looking for a "Superhabitable" World? Try Alpha Centauri B, says Astrobiology Journal...Read More
  • Is Europa Habitable? Defining the Scientific Goals of a NASA Mission to Explore Jupiter's Moon...Read More
  • First Results of Deep-Space Experiments from EXPOSE-E Mission Reported...Read More
  • Pumice Proposed as Home to the First Life Forms: A New Hypothesis in Astrobiology Journal...Read More

Overview

Astrobiology is the leading peer-reviewed international journal for astronomers, biologists, chemists, geologists, microbiologists, paleontologists, and planetary scientists designed to advance our understanding of life’s origin, evolution, and distribution in the universe. This authoritative journal disseminates the most current findings and discoveries coming out of recent interplanetary exploration and laboratory - and field-based research programs.

Astrobiology coverage includes:

  • Astrophysics
  • Astropaleontology
  • Bioastronomy
  • Cosmochemistry
  • Ecogenomics
  • Exobiology
  • Extremophiles
  • Geomicrobiology
  • Gravitational biology
  • Life detection technology
  • Meteoritics
  • Planetary geoscience
  • Planetary protection
  • Prebiotic chemistry
  • Space exploration technology
  • Terraforming

Astrobiology is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Sherry L. Cady, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Microbiologists, chemists, life scientists, astronomers and astrophysicists, space scientists, among others

Indexed/Abstracted in:

MEDLINE; PubMed Central; Current Contents®/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences; Current Contents®/Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences; Science Citation Index Expanded; Biological Abstracts; BIOSIS Previews; Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition; EMBASE/Excerpta Medica; EMBiology; Scopus; Geobase; Compendex; Chemical Abstracts; PsycINFO; GeoRef; Astrophysics Data System
 

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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