Archive for August 2nd, 2012

A new Elsevier journal is announced: Astronomy and Computing (ASCOM). The journal will focus on the broad area between astronomy, computer science and information technology and aims to publish work in all aspects of astronomical computing. If you are interested in publishing here, please read their Guide for Authors



Alberto Accomazzi (Harvard/Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, USA)

Tamas Budavari (Johns Hopkins University, USA)

Christopher Fluke (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)

Norman Gray (University of Glasgow, UK)

Robert Mann (University of Edinburgh, UK)

William O’Mullane (European Space Astronomy Centre, Spain)

Andreas Wicenec (University of Western Australia, Australia)

Michael Wise (ASTRON, The Netherlands)

Scientific Advisory Board

Kirk Borne (George Mason University, USA)

Andrew Connelly (University of Washington, USA)

André Csillaghy (University of Applied Sciences Northwestern

Switzerland (FHNW) Switzerland)

Daniel Durand (Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics of the National

Research Council, Canada)

Carlos Gabriel (European Space Astronomy Centre, Spain)

Robert Hanisch (Space Mission Office, USA)

Andrew Lawrence (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Masatoshi Ohishi (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Japan)

Fabio Pasian (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste)

Arnold Rots (Harvard/Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, USA)

Peter Quinn (University of Western Australia)

Ray Plante (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)


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Trial access to e-books of “Astronomy” subject collection from Cambridge University Press is activated in the main campus of IIA with immediate effect until 14th August 2012.

Library solicits the feedback from the faculty and students, for procuring these e-books on permanent access on subscription.

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