Astrobiology is the study of the origin, evolution and distribution of life in the universe. It also refers to the search for any kind of life elsewhere, as well as the search for the elusive ET. In recent years, Open Access is the format of providing unlimited access via the Internet to peer reviewed scholarly journal papers. It is also increasingly being provided to theses, such as scholarly monographs and book chapters.
The articles in Open access journal can be obtained more quickly than the one in conventional journal. Moreover the manuscripts can be published fast for Open Access. The last but not least, the number published paper is not unrestricted generally, because the papers is published by electrical version without printed version.
Open Access journals are the major source of knowledge for young and aspiring generations who are keen in pursuing a career in sciences. This system provides easy access to networks of scientific journals. Authors that contribute their scholarly works to Open Access journals gain remarkable reputation as the research scholarly explore these works extensively. This process assures considerable impact factor for the journal and reputation to the authors that add value to their Academic Performance Index (API) Score.
Last date updated on June, 2014