A science magazine
is a periodical
publication with news, opinions and reports about science
for a non-expert
audience. A periodical publication for scientific experts is called a "scientific journal
Science magazines are read by non-scientists and scientists who want accessible information on fields outside their specialization.
They are an important means of communication between the scientific community and the wider community.
Articles in science magazines are sometimes republished or summarized by the general press.
See also: Popular science, Science journalism, Science communication