Popular Science Magazine Reviews

Popular Science Magazine

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  • What's New For the World's Largest Science & Technology Magazine?

    Sep 25, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    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

    Summary: If you love being the first person in your crowd with the latest toy or product, then you will love Popular Science Magazine. This special interest men's magazine will appeal mainly to well-educated technology-minded males curious about new products, ... read more

  • Popular Science is OK

    Mar 18, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Photographs, technology and product news, easy to read.
    Cons: Not much depth, thin on content, too much advertisement, sensationalist, sometimes misleading.

    Summary: I've been subscribing to Popular Science for a few months and I've bought it on occasion before that. However, I am not going to continue my subscription because I already subscribe to Scientific American, Popular Mechanics, and I often buy Discover and ... read more

  • Looking for scientific inspiration? Pick up a copy of Popular Science today! AEI80DW-O Entry#6

    Jan 25, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Informative scientific articles
    Cons: Fewer pages than ever due to cost of paper

    Summary: Popular Science has been in my hands since I was five years old but my parents say that I looked at it long before then.  While not a purely technical magazine like Scientific American, Popular Science still can hold its own against many other ... read more

  • Popular Science: The Future Now

    Nov 30, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Articles are quick to read; Solid writing; Visuals
    Cons: Magazine is short; A beginner's guide more than anything

    Summary: Science and scientific knowledge are important to an informed populace and many people try to make science a part of their daily or weekly lives. Cable television has helped bring science into the living rooms of millions but before the days of two- ... read more

  • Feed your imagination with Popular Science

    Oct 1, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Informative, Practical, Up-to-date

    Cons: Not detailed enough for everybody - but gives you a starting point

    Summary: Popular Science Magazine Ever since I was a boy I have been acquainted with this magazine, which has been in publication for several generations, dating back to 1875 in its earliest version. That makes me feel young! Popular ... read more

  • Little Nuggets of (Science) Information I Find Useful

    Jan 21, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Highly polished, informative, timely; nice graphics; articulate.
    Cons: Little advertisements in the back.

    Summary: Popular Science P.O. Box 62456 Tampa, FL 33662-4568 Phone: 800-289-9399 Web: www.popsci.com/customerservice I have always delved into the minutia of how things work. This natural curiosity grew from, where I donít know where it comes from ... read more

  • Science Mag for the Masses - Popular Science

    Jan 26, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    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

    Summary: If you like your science news well digested and less technical than other science magazines out there (Sc ientific American and A merican Scientist for example), then Popular Science ... read more

  • Still Not A Bad Science Magazine

    Nov 8, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Still a very good magazine covering modern science.
    Cons: A lot less pages for the price.

    Summary: Popular Science bills itself as the "What's New" magazine. And It still lives up to its description. Though you will find it to be much thinner than it was say fifteen or twenty years ago. Unfortunately part of the modern trend in media magazines: Dumb ... read more

  • Making science accessible.

    Apr 25, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: "What's New" and "Test Pages" features, important news articles.
    Cons: For all its cutting edge content, it has a 70s look.

    Summary: My friend James just took a number of subscriptions to magazines, and Popular Science is one of them. I have picked up the magazine a few times over the past 15 or so years, when a specific headline tweaked my interest. This month's edition includes some ... read more

  • Popular Science is a Permanent Fixture in Our Household

    Mar 12, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Informative, well-written, and just plain interesting
    Cons: Issues are not that big

    Summary: We have been getting Popular Science in the mail for so long that I can't even remember when we first subscribed. It has certainly been at least eight years, because I am thinking my son was about ten when we first subscribed and he is eighteen ... read more

  • Popular Science Preview.

    Oct 28, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Interesting, and up to date.
    Cons: Little kids won't appreciate it.

    Summary: Popular Science is not a regular magazine. It is a magazine filled with amazing stories about things that happened that are not ordinary, or stories and pictures of inventions that are coming out in the future.It is not one of those magazines which half ... read more

  • science and technology applied in industry

    Aug 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: "what's new" section, gives practical applications of science, easy to read
    Cons: articles are generally short and not very in-depth

    Summary: popular science is basically for industry-minded people and consumers of the technology sector. It's "what's new" section gives you peeks into the latest high-tech integrated products and gives you a sense of what's possible in today's market. it's ... read more

  • Magazines - Science/Technology - "Popular Science"

    Apr 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good variety, easy to read.
    Cons: Too many automobile articles for my tastes.

    Summary: I've subscribed to Popular Science for a full year, and now is the time I'm getting those notices to renew. I'm not going to, but it's really not the fault of the magazine. I work in the news media, and therefore I have access to news ... read more

  • Go Ahead, Try to Put it Down

    Nov 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small Articles, "What's New," Pictures, Pictures, Pictures
    Cons: Cover Story is Not Consistently Great

    Summary: Popular Science is the only magazine I know of that I will subscribe to for the rest of my life. I impatiently await the magazine every single month and get visibly excited when it comes. I love the up to date stories on everything from space ... read more

  • Makes Popular conversations

    Oct 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great articles
    Cons: A bit too many ads

    Summary: This isn't one of those magazines that you open up and just thumb through for interesting articles. There is no skimming through this magazine. 90% of Popular Science has interesting articles. From new things coming out to updates on old news, this ... read more

  • SCIENCE FOR THE CONSUMER

    Oct 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: CURRENT INFORMATION
    Cons: FLUFF, NOTHING NON-COMMERCIAL

    Summary: When I first began exploring my interest in science, I happened to come across the magazine Popular Science. It was great, there were articles on new technologies and current scientific concerns that were completely enthralling. What couldn't be ... read more

  • Things that make you go hmmm.

    Aug 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very interesting facts and info on up-comming products
    Cons: Only once a month subscriptions so not updated as well as Internet

    Summary: Well, this is one of those things. One of those magazines that literally makes you go "hmm" as I mentioned in the title. But the question now comes to a writer as to why. Well, my general thoughts of why is the simple fact that people are ... read more

  • The "What's New" Magazine

    Jul 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    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

    Summary: "Car of the Future? The M400 Skycar promises to revolutionize your commute." This was the headline of the March, 2000 issue of Popular Science. Dubbed the "What's New" magazine, you can find many articles on the leading edge ... read more

  • Keeps me informed

    Jun 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Informative, Intersting, learn about new technology
    Cons: Similar to Popular Mechanics

    Summary: This is a great magazine. It keeps me informed about new, and up and coming technologies. It makes the most complicated technology easy to unserstand, but is still detailed in their explanations. I am made aware of things that not many people know, ... read more

  • Keep Your Eye on the Future

    Jun 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Wonderful feature stories about things that really matter
    Cons: Only goes out once a month

    Summary: I have to admit, I was tricked into starting the subscription to this magazine by one of those con artist magazine companies. Strangely enough, I am actually glad they did it. My monthly issue of Popular Science keeps me up to date on just about ... read more

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