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Oct 14, 2019

Almost Forgotten Anniversaries in 2019

Several key events and discoveries related to meteoritics, astronomy, geo- and cosmochemistry, and nuclear sciences can be commemorated this year, including the anniversaries of the discoveries of eleven chemical elements, and the advancements of our knowledge of the elemental and isotopic abundances.

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Jan 04, 2019

Principles of Editing

Helmut A. Abt Kitt Peak National Observatory, NOAO, Box 26732, Tucson, AZ, 85726, USA; abt@noao.edu Abstract During my 29 years (1971-1999) as Editor-in-Chief of The Astrophysical Journal, I learned or developed various principles and policies for editing that seem scientifically sound, fair, and effective.

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Jan 02, 2019

News & Commentary

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