New Scientist

New Scientist is the world’s most popular weekly science and technology publication. Our website, app and print editions cover international news from a scientific standpoint, and ask the big-picture questions about life, the universe and what it means to be human. If someone in the world has a good idea, you will read about it in New Scientist.


We unpack the innovations and breakthroughs that could shape the way we live tomorrow. Reveal the fresh thinking that might show us a way to a better future. We make sense of what’s happening right now through the lens of science. No agendas, no bias, just an informed, insightful take on the biggest questions facing humankind today.


Since the magazine was founded in 1956 for “all those interested in scientific discovery and its social consequences”, it has expanded to include newsletters, videos, podcasts, courses and live events in the UK, US and Australia, including New Scientist Live, the world’s greatest festival of science. New Scientist is based in London, UK, with offices in the US and Australia.

The best place to find out what is new in science – and why it matters!  


A New Scientist subscription gives you exclusive access to four free virtual subscriber-only events per year. 

New Scientist also runs other virtual events and evening lectures throughout the year where celebrated experts discuss the most interesting subjects from all branches of science. These events and one-day masterclasses will help you truly understand the world around you and discover brand new areas of interest. In addition, subscribers have access to exclusive digital events throughout the year for even more great content.

Get the best of New Scientist delivered straight to your desktop, phone or tablet with our weekly newsletter and series of themed newsletters on health, climate and more. 

Discover hundreds of inspirational and entertaining videos about everything, from how vaccines work to what it would be like to fall into a black

Keep up to date with the latest science news on the go with New Scientist’s range of podcasts which bring you all the week’s biggest stories.

Learn from world-class experts about the hottest topics in science with New Scientist Academy.