|Edited by||Rosaly Lopes|
ICARUS is a scientific journal dedicated to the field of planetary science. It is officially endorsed by the American Astronomical Society's Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS). The journal contains articles discussing the results of new research on astronomy, geology, meteorology, physics, chemistry, biology, and other scientific aspects of the Solar System or extrasolar systems.
|1962-1968||Albert G. Wilson and Zden?k Kopal|
|1980-1997||Joseph A. Burns|
|1998-2018||Philip D. Nicholson|
The journal is named for the mythical Icarus, and the frontispiece of every issue contains an extended quotation from Sir Arthur Eddington equating Icarus' adventurousness with the scientific investigator who "strains his theories to the breaking-point till the weak joints gape."
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