New Scientist

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New Scientist is a weekly non-peer-reviewed international science magazine,[1] 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,[2] following Roger Highfield's move to the National Museum of Science and Industry in London.[3]


Science Media Centre, received donations from the New Scientist in 2010, 2011 and 2012.


  1. Krauss, Lawrence. "Commentary: Editors must be our gatekeepers". New Scientist, no. 2671, 27 August 2008, p. 46.
  2. Who's Who at New Scientist New Scientist
  3. Roger Highfield About Roger Highfield