The American Astronomical Society (AAS) have partnered with IOP Publishing to create an exciting new collection of astronomy and astrophysics ebooks to further the AAS mission: "to enhance and share humanity's scientific understanding of the universe."
Launched in 2017, AAS-IOP Astronomy ebooks is the new official book program of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), and aims to share in depth the most fascinating areas of astronomy, astrophysics, solar physics and planetary science.
Books in the program range in level from short introductory texts on fast-moving areas, graduate and upper-level undergraduate textbooks, research monographs and practical handbooks.By creating digital ebooks, authors are able to fully utilise new and ever-evolving digital publishing capabilities. Multimedia and advanced features become an integral part of the ebook, offering an enhanced reading and research experience. The World Wide Telescope. enables authors to produce interactive data visualizations for their publications, and images can be sourced from the AAS' Astronomy Image Explorer.