Science News for Kindle
Science News is a biweekly publication and it is available for Kindle for $2.25 a month. Considering that cost includes two issues a month, that is a really good deal. The reviews are excellent. The pictures are included and can even be enlarged to be viewed in full screen mode. The reviewers also pointed out that the Kindle edition was very easy to navigate.
Science News was first published since 1922 under the name The Science News Letter by the nonprofit group, Society for Science & the Public in Washington DC. In 1966, the SS&P decided to change The Science News Letter to The Science News.
This award-winning biweekly news magazine covers important and emerging research in all fields of science. It publishes concise, accurate, timely articles that appeal to both general readers and scientists, reaching nearly 130,000 subscribers and more than one million readers.
Audible.com distributes an audio edition of Science News. Having an audio edition is a great idea for the blind and for anyone who prefers audio over reading text. The Kindle has a text to speech feature as well. It is in the experimental stages and is up to the publisher as to whether to enable it. At least the idea is out there. The online component of the magazine was introduced in 1996. More news from the Science News reporting team also appears at the www.sciencenews.org. Updated daily, this site covers all areas of science. more
Science News includes topics that are up and coming in the science world. Some of the topics include the status of planets and moons in our solar system and others around us, genes, science and society, science and kids, science and young professionals. One particular topic of interest is the controversy about cell phones causing cancer. So, the magazine covers a great deal of interesting stuff.
The Society for Science & the Public is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the public engagement in scientific research and education.