SN gets a new look
The October 19 issue of Science News showed off a makeover with a clean, modern design and expanded department sections.
Remembering the passionate reader response to a more extensive redesign in 2008, Science News editors braced for a flood of letters. So far, the reaction to our changes has been mostly positive. Burt Kessler, a reader since 1970, e-mailed to say how much he likes the new design. “I have not enjoyed an issue so much in years. I am particularly pleased to see the return of very short articles, just a few column inches.” And the new Feedback design got a thumbs-up from Ron Belcher, who e-mailed that he really likes the summarized format. “Much easier to read,” he says.
Our new cover style also garnered attention, especially the SN logo that replaced the traditional title. The new, smaller logo helps us feature our cover designs in digital