Galaxies is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of astronomy, astrophysics, and cosmology published bimonthly online by MDPI. We urge all authors to post the papers on the arXiv.
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Special Issue in Galaxies
Challenges in Understanding Black Hole Powered Jets with VLBI Guest Editors: Motoki Kino, Yosuke Mizuno, Taehyun Jung
Deadline: 31 August 2022
Special Issue in Galaxies
From Vision to Instrument: Creating a Next-Generation Event Horizon Telescope for a New Era of Black Hole Science Guest Editors: Michael D. Johnson, Shep Doeleman, Jose L. Gómez
Deadline: 16 September 2022
Special Issue in Galaxies
Physical Processes in the Early Universe: Primordial Black Holes, Dark Matter, Baryon Asymmetry and All That Guest Editors: Mohammad Sami, Mayukh Raj Gangopadhyay
Deadline: 30 September 2022
Special Issue in Galaxies
Challenges of This Century in High-Density Compact Objects, High-Energy Astrophysics, and Multi-Messenger Observations. Quo Vadis? Guest Editors: Jaziel Goulart Coelho, Rita C. Anjos
Deadline: 1 November 2022
Topical Collection in Galaxies
A New Window on the Radio Emission from Galaxies, Galaxy Clusters and Cosmic Web: Current Status and Perspectives Collection Editors: Francesca Loi, Tiziana Venturi
Topical Collection in Galaxies
A Trip across the Universe: Our Present Knowledge and Future Perspectives Collection Editor: Emilio Elizalde
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