Published since 1922, Science News magazine is now available on newsstands nationwide


Society for Science & the Public (Society), publisher of Science News magazine, announced today that Science News can now be found on newsstands.
Science News is a vital element of the science community. It is now available at 534 newsstands in the United States, from Washington, D.C., to San Diego to Anchorage, Alaska. Published since 1922, the biweekly print publication reaches more than 120,000 dedicated subscribers, with a regular readership of more than 265,000. Now updated daily online, Science News attracts more than 6 million online viewers annually.
“With Science News now available in stores, we hope to reach a larger number of readers who are interested in keeping current on the latest advances in all areas of science,” said Tom Siegfried, editor in chief of Science News.
“By offering our flagship publication on newsstands nationwide, we enable even more people to read about, and understand, the beauty and significance of science,” said Elizabeth Marincola, publisher of Science News and president of Society for Science & the Public.
Science News offers readers concise, current, and comprehensive coverage of news from across the entire spectrum of scientific disciplines in a richly illustrated full-color format. The magazine provides an accessible digest of new discoveries and developments in various fields along with feature articles exploring the frontiers of research and important issues involving science and technology.
Science News is edited for an educated readership of professionals, scientists, and other science enthusiasts. Written by a staff of experienced science journalists who are specialists in their areas of coverage, the magazine’s approach emphasizes clarity and accuracy while placing the latest scientific findings in perspective. Science News readers find valuable coverage of their own fields of interest as well as related disciplines and cross-disciplinary investigations.
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Society for Science & the Public (SSP) is one of the nation’s oldest non-profit organizations dedicated to public engagement in science and science education. Established in 1921, SSP is a leading advocate for the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement. Through its acclaimed education competitions and its award-winning magazine, Science News, Society for Science & the Public is committed to inform, educate, and inspire.
Caitlin Jennings