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Edited By: Ida Stamhuis

Online ISSN: 1600-0498

Associated Title(s): Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte


Centaurus is an international English language journal of the history of science and its cultural aspects. The journal was started in 1950 and has remained one of the major journals devoted to the study of the history of science. Centaurus is the official journal of the European Society for the History of Science.

Aims and Scope

Centaurus publishes an international spectrum of original research papers, review articles, notes and commentaries on the history of science, mathematics, medicine, biomedical science, earth science and technology, and their social and cultural aspects. Book reviews and review essays of publications within the journal's scope are also included. The Editor also encourages suggestions for special issues, short papers on topics of current interest and articles suited to open peer commentary along with potential commentators.


Centaurus, Magazine, History, Mathematics, Science, Technology, international, book, reviews, Galileo, Michelangelo, physics, maths, instrumentation, measurement, analysis, renaissance, learning, scholarship, Italy, Florence, Europe, Asia, Geography, biomedical science, earth science

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Academic Search (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Alumni Edition (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • America: History & Life (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Current Contents: Arts & Humanities (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Current Contents: Social & Behavioral Sciences (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Current Index to Statistics (ASA/IMS)
  • Historical Abstracts (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Mathematical Reviews/MathSciNet/Current Mathematical Publications (AMS)
  • Periodical Index Online (ProQuest)
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (RILM)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics)
  • ZBMATH (Zentralblatt MATH)