Advertise in Science News

Science News is the award-winning, trusted source for clear, credible and concise news in all areas of science. The biweekly magazine — available in print and digital editions — has a print circulation of over 117,000 and more than 200,000 readers.

Each month our companion websites, and SNexplores.orgreach over 1.9 million and 700,000 users, respectively — a readership driven by an engaged social media audience that includes 4.5 million Twitter and 2.6 million Facebook followers.

Advertising in Science News in print, online and in our weekly e-newsletters allows partners to reach a highly loyal, educated and influential audience: 

Science News Media Kit
  • 90% of Science News readers in print and online have college or post-graduate degrees
  • The average Science News reader has an annual income of over $130,000
  • 82% read four out of four issues and 52% pass it along to one or two other readers*

Plus, your message will reach 5,600+ U.S. high school classrooms via our Science News Learning program. Each school receives ten copies of each issue (and full digital access) along with corresponding educator guides. The program makes Science News accessible to more than 17,000 educators and an estimated 5 million students.

Our Science News and Science News Explores e-newsletters reach a combined total of over 130,000 recipients, and the Society’s monthly e-newsletter reaches 30,000 Science News subscribing members and alumni, donors and friends of the Society.

To learn more about how we can make Science News work for you, E-mail a Science News ad representative or call (202) 872-5127.

Download the 2023 Science News media kit

SCIENCE NEWS ADVERTISING GUIDELINES: All advertising is subject to the approval of Science News. Science News may refuse any advertisement deemed unsuitable for publication in Science News or on at its sole discretion for any reason whatsoever. All ads published in Science News must comply with applicable U.S. and International laws, and may not be indecent, obscene, defamatory, fraudulent or misleading. Advertising may not represent that Science News in any way endorses the Advertiser and/or the Advertiser’s products or services. Advertisers and agencies agree to hold Science News harmless from any and all claims or suits arising out of advertising published.

*Figures are from a March 2015 Readex readership survey conducted by Society for Science.