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New Journal: International Journal of Astrobiology

Nobody nobody at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Fri Jun 1 06:18:32 EST 2001

Cambridge University Press will launch a new quarterly journal, The
International Journal of Astrobiology, in 2002.

The journal aims to become a major forum for the study of astrobiology and
will publish peer-reviewed research papers, review articles, book reviews
and news of interest to the astrobiology community.

Subjects covered will include:

* Cosmic prebiotic chemistry
* Planetary evolution
* Search for planetary systems and habitable zones
* Origins, evolution and distribution of life
* Extremophile biology and experimental simulation of extraterrestrial
* Life detection in our solar system and beyond
* Technologies and space missions for astrobiology and planetary protection
* Human expansion, ecosystems and life support beyond Earth
* Intelligent life and societal aspects of astrobiology

An international editorial team is currently being created and will include:

Baruch Blumberg, NASA Ames, California, USA
Andr=C8 Brack, Centre de Biophysique Moleculaire, CNRS, France
Steven Dick, US Naval Observatory, Washington DC, USA
Bernard Foing, ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands
Bruce Jakosky, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
Chris McKay, NASA Ames, California, USA
Alan Penny, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, UK
David Wynn-Williams, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK

Call for Papers
Papers and contributions are now being accepted by the Press Editor, Dr
Simon Mitton.
=46or submission details, please email astrobiology at cambridge.org or write
to: Dr Simon Mitton, Cambridge University Press, The Edinburgh Building,
Cambridge CB2 2RU, UK

To register for further information as soon as it becomes available, please
email  astrobiology at cambridge.org

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