Galaxies is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of astronomy, astrophysics, and cosmology published quarterly online by MDPI. We urge all authors to post the papers on the arXiv.
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Special Issue in Galaxies
Using Photometric Observations to Uncover the Wonders of White Dwarf Stars Guest Editor: Alejandra Romero
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Special Issue in Galaxies
Global Understanding of Accretion and Ejection around Black Holes Guest Editor: Santanu Mondal
Deadline: 16 November 2021
Special Issue in Galaxies
Particles and Fields in Black Hole Environment Guest Editors: Bobomurat Ahmedov, Wenbiao Han, Ahmadjon Abdujabbarov
Deadline: 1 December 2021
Special Issue in Galaxies
Jet Physics of Accreting Super Massive Black Holes Guest Editor: Filippo D'Ammando
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Topical Collection in Galaxies
A Trip across the Universe: Our Present Knowledge and Future Perspectives Collection Editor: Emilio Elizalde
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