Review by texas-swede
March, 18 2011
Pros: Photographs, technology and product news, easy to read.
Cons: Not much depth, thin on content, too much advertisement, sensationalist, sometimes misleading.
Review by rgathright
January, 25 2010
Pros: Informative scientific articles
Cons: Fewer pages than ever due to cost of paper
Review by Bryan_Carey
November, 30 2009
Pros: Articles are quick to read; Solid writing; Visuals
Cons: Magazine is short; A beginner's guide more than anything
Review by George_Chabot
October, 01 2008
Pros: Informative, Practical, Up-to-date
Cons: Not detailed enough for everybody - but gives you a starting point
Review by vemartin
January, 21 2007
Pros: Highly polished, informative, timely; nice graphics; articulate.
Cons: Little advertisements in the back.
Review by jps246
January, 26 2004
Pros: Designed for the general reader which can make science accessible to many
Cons: Designed for the general reader which can turn off science minded readers
Review by gary770
November, 08 2002
Pros: Still a very good magazine covering modern science.
Cons: A lot less pages for the price.
Review by reviewer12
April, 25 2002
Pros: "What's New" and "Test Pages" features, important news articles.
Cons: For all its cutting edge content, it has a 70s look.
Review by beckish
March, 12 2002
Pros: Informative, well-written, and just plain interesting
Cons: Issues are not that big
Review by Batya
October, 28 2001
Pros: Interesting, and up to date.
Cons: Little kids won't appreciate it.
Review by glomarrone
September, 25 2001
Pros: Exciting new/futuristic products, in-depth, well-written features, new-breaking stories, good Website, inexpensive
Cons: Needs a long over due face-lift and new sections - coming next month
Review by Bornio
August, 08 2001
Pros: "what's new" section, gives practical applications of science, easy to read
Cons: articles are generally short and not very in-depth
Review by Mr_D
April, 05 2001
Pros: Good variety, easy to read.
Cons: Too many automobile articles for my tastes.
Review by benx22
November, 09 2000
Pros: Small Articles, "What's New," Pictures, Pictures, Pictures
Cons: Cover Story is Not Consistently Great
Review by Fgiord01
October, 28 2000
Pros: Great articles
Cons: A bit too many ads
Review by loki3
October, 04 2000
Pros: CURRENT INFORMATION
Cons: FLUFF, NOTHING NON-COMMERCIAL
Review by seno
August, 30 2000
Pros: Very interesting facts and info on up-comming products
Cons: Only once a month subscriptions so not updated as well as Internet
Review by aawehr
July, 03 2000
Pros: Brings to your attention leading edge technologies and products in various fields, including cars, airplanes, computing, and medicine
Cons: Not every article is of interest, use of technical jargon
Review by sjg98
June, 28 2000
Pros: Informative, Intersting, learn about new technology
Cons: Similar to Popular Mechanics
Review by BlackBear
June, 18 2000
Pros: Wonderful feature stories about things that really matter
Cons: Only goes out once a month
Review by MFP9194
June, 13 2000
Pros: Science articles, High-tech consumer products featured, Low price
Cons: Too much advertising, a lot of subscription postcards that fall out.