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American Astronomical Society – IOP Series

Combining the award-winning IOP book program with the vast expertise of the has enabled a wide range of topics to be explored in depth by expert authors in the most fascinating areas of astronomy and astrophysics. This growing collection of ebooks features celebrated authors and aims to further the AAS mission to “enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe”.

Aimed at advanced-level students, researchers and scientists in the field, the AAS—IOP Astronomy book collection covers the most fascinating areas of astronomy, astrophysics, solar physics and planetary science, including:

GALAXIES AND COSMOLOGY

INTERSTELLAR MATTER AND THE LOCAL UNIVERSE

HIGH-ENERGY PHENOMENA AND FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS

THE SUN AND THE HELIOSPHERE

STARS AND STELLAR PHYSICS

LABORATORY ASTROPHYSICS, INSTRUMENTATION, SOFTWARE, AND DATA

THE SOLAR SYSTEM, EXOPLANETS, AND ASTROBIOLOGY

EDUCATION, OUTREACH AND HERITAGE

By creating digital books, authors can fully utilize new and evolving digital publishing capabilities. Multimedia and interactive features become an integral part of the book, offering an enhanced reading and research experience. The  enables authors to produce interactive data visualizations for their publications, and images can be sourced from the .

About The American Astronomical Society (AAS)

, established 1899, is the major organization of professional astronomers in North America. The membership (~7,000) also includes physicists, mathematicians, geologists, engineers, and others whose research interests lie within the broad spectrum of subjects now comprising the contemporary astronomical sciences. The mission of the Society is to enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe.