About Universe


Universe (ISSN 2218-1997) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal focused on principles and new discoveries in the universe. It publishes reviews, research papers and communications. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their research results in as much detail as possible. There is no restriction on the maximum length of the papers.


Universe covers topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Cosmology
  • Gravitation and General Relativity
  • Gravitational Wave
  • High Energy Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Astrophysics and Astronomy
    • Solar System
    • Planetary Science
    • Galaxies and Clusters
    • Compact Objects
    • Stellar Astronomy
    • Astrochemistry and Astrobiology
    • Plasma Astrophysics
    • Observational Astronomy
    • Astrometry and Astromechanics
    • Computational Astrophysics
    • Astronomical Instrumentation
  • Space Science
  • Field Theory
  • Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Gravity
  • Mathematical Physics

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