Author Locations Worldwide

The journals of the American Astronomical Society publish research results from authors across the globe. The interactive infographic below shows unique first authors of articles published in AAS journals in 2020, using their first listed institutional affiliation to determine location. The information shown here is publicly available via the Astrophysics Data System.

Hover your cursor over the 10 x 10 grid of blocks to see the distribution between United States authors and the rest of the world (ROW). Clicking on these blocks will expand the graphic further so you can drill down to the state (US) and country (ROW) level. The number of institutions and articles from each institution can be also viewed in each state or country.