New Scientist is a weekly English-language international science magazine, founded in 1956. Since 1996 it has new scientist articles pdf run a website.
Sold in retail outlets and on subscription, the magazine covers current developments, news, reviews and commentary on science and technology. It also publishes speculative articles, ranging from the technical to the philosophical. A readers’ letters section discusses recent articles, and discussions also take place on the website. New Scientist, based in London, publishes editions in the UK, the United States, and Australia.
71, was merged with New Scientist to form New Scientist and Science Journal. Originally, the cover of New Scientist had a list of articles rather than a picture.
Later issues numbered pages separately. Until the 1970s, colour was not used except for on the cover. From the beginning of 1961 “The” was dropped from the title.
From 1965, the front cover was illustrated. Since its first issue, New Scientist has written about the applications of science, through its coverage of technology. For example, the first issue included an article “Where next from Calder Hall? UK, a topic that it has covered throughout its history.
In 1964 there was a regular “Science in British Industry” section with several items. An article in the magazine’s 10th anniversary issues provides anecdotes on the founding of the magazine. In 1970, the Reed Group, which went on to become Reed Elsevier, acquired New Scientist when it merged with IPC Magazines. Reed retained the magazine when it sold most of its consumer titles in a management buyout to what is now IPC Media.
Throughout most of its history, New Scientist has published cartoons as light relief and comment on the news, with contributions from such long-time regular contributors as Mike Peyton and David Austin. The Grimbledon Down comic strip, by the renowned cartoonist Bill Tidy, appeared from 1970 to 1994. New Scientist from Issue 1 to the end of 1989 have been made free to read online.
Subsequent issues require a subscription. In the first half of 2013, the international circulation of New Scientist averaged 125,172.
While this was a 4. For the 2014 UK circulation fell by 3. In April 2017, New Scientist changed hands when RELX Group, formerly known as Reed Elsevier, sold the magazine to Kingston Acquisitions.