Universe — Open Access Journal

Universe (ISSN 2218-1997) is an open access journal focused on foundational principles in physics published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2017.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) and in ADS - Astrophysics Data System.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 29 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2016).

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Universe
Quark-Gluon Plasma in the Early Universe and in Ultra-Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions Guest Editors: Roman Pasechnik, José Camargo-Molina, António Morais
Deadline: 30 June 2017
Special Issue in Universe
Gravitational Waves: Prospects after the First Direct Detections Guest Editor: László Gergely
Deadline: 15 July 2017
Special Issue in Universe
Gravitational Lensing and Astrometry Guest Editors: Valerio Bozza, Francesco De Paolis, Achille Nucita
Deadline: 31 July 2017
Special Issue in Universe
Inflationary Universe Models: Predictions and Observations Guest Editor: Øyvind Grøn
Deadline: 30 November 2017

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Universe
Open Questions in Black Hole Physics Collection Editors: Gonzalo J. Olmo, Diego Rubiera-Garcia
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