The Moore Prize is awarded  for an outstanding research article to have appeared in one of the AMS primary research journals (namely, the Journal of the AMS, Proceedings of the AMS, Transactions of the AMS, Memoirs of the AMS, Mathematics of Computation, Electronic Journal of Conformal Geometry and Dynamics, and  Electronic Journal of Representation Theory ) during the six calendar years ending a full year before the meeting at which the prize is awarded.