New Scientist is a weekly non-peer-reviewed international science magazine, founded in 1956 and since 1996 also runs a website, covering recent developments in science and technology for a general audience. It is owned by Reed Business Information a division of Reed Elsevier.
New Scientist is based in London, England, and publishes editions in the UK, the United States, and Australia. Sumit Paul-Choudhury became editor in 2011, following Roger Highfield's move to the National Museum of Science and Industry in London.
Science Media Centre, received donations from the New Scientist in 2010, 2011 and 2012.