About Universe


Universe (ISSN 2218-1997) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal focused on fundamental principles in physics. 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 length of the papers.

Subject Areas

  • special and general relativity, quantum gravity, string theory and M-theory, modified theories of gravity, gravitational waves
  • physical cosmology, black hole physics, physical property of vacuum
  • foundations of quantum mechanics, classical field theory, quantum field theory
  • theoretical particle physics, fundamental interactions, standard model and beyond
  • mathematical physics, conservation laws, symmetry and symmetry breaking
  • physical constants
  • philosophy and history of physics

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Universe is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) to check submissions against previous publications.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

Klybeckstrasse 64
CH-4057 Basel

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free. Advertisements can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. For further information, please contact the editorial office.

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Universe will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License. MDPI will insert following note at the end of the published text:

© 2014 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).


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Editorial Office

Ms. Weina Li
Managing Editor

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