Welcome to our new astronomy community!
The community is aimed at astronomers, astrophysicists, planetary scientists and others who conduct space research. We welcome contributions from the academic community, including graduate students, postdocs, or PIs — but we also hope to draw from the large number of amateur astronomers or citizen scientists who have a keen interest in astronomy and contribute to research in their own time, using equipment and analysis methods on a par with the academics.
The community is supported by our astronomy journals, including Nature, Nature Astronomy, Nature Physics, Nature Geoscience and Nature Communications, as well as our new journal, Communications Physics, which launched in February.
This initiative builds on our successful communities in microbiology, ecology and evolution, and biomedical engineering, as well as new communities in sustainability and chemistry.
Feel free to join the discussion by commenting on posts - and enjoy the community!
Image credit: The image shows an artist's impression of the binary black hole system emitting gravitational waves during the inspiral phase before coalescence, which was detected by aLIGO on 14 September 2015. Kalogera. Too good to be true? Nature Astronomy. 1, 0112 (2017).
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Dear Astronomy Community members,
What a pleasant surprise to find this highly promising Astronomy Community at Nature Research. I am sure that it will become a launch platform, to engage all the people who are willing to share as well as generate information, based on the particular interests of this community. I sincerely hope for the best for all the registered members. Keep up a good flow of information! Thank you for the chance to join.
Laboratorio de Ciencias Físicas, México.