New open journal for astrophysics is open!
It has taken a lot longer to get to this point than I thought it would when I first proposed the Open Journal of Astrophysics way back in 2012 but better late than never!
For a while now we have been testing the platform with submissions we have solicited quietly for a while now and are satisfied that it works so we can now open up to the general public. The journal itself will go live early in the New Year when we have completed the refereeing process for those papers currently in the pipeline. There will be quite a few further things to announce then too.
Before I give more instructions on how to submit let me briefly recap the philosophy of the Open Journal project.
We no longer need traditional academics journals to disseminate research in astrophysics and cosmology. We all post our research to the arXiv and…
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