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 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.