Science News Prime™ is a tablet-format weekly publication (47 issues per year) produced by the staff of Science News® ( in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1922, Science News® is a leading biweekly print news magazine covering new research findings from across the spectrum of scientific disciplines. Both SN Prime™ and Science News® are publications of Society for Science & the Public®, a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation created in 1921.

Science News Prime™ is available for single-issue purchases and monthly subscriptions through a free app on the iPad. A monthly subscription (4 issues) is $3.99 and single issues are $2.99. To download the app, go to the iPad app store, choose the “newsstand” category and search for “Science News Prime.”

The vision of Society for Science & the Public® is to promote understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate, inspire. For information about SSP’s membership and education programs, visit Society for Science & the Public® at