Where in the world is science journalism ? A map of science journalism outlets around the globe

Science journalism lives in our minds: its stories, arguments, data and ideas travel from brain to brain in words, pictures, podcasts and pixels. But science journalism also inhabits news rooms and magazine headquarters, film studios and sound booths around the world. This is an attempt to map those physical spaces. Mostly for fun, but also because it could be handy to have such a map.

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Link to Map

Okay, so this is a work in progress and by no means a comprehensive map or list of science journalism outlets around the world. I realize I have neglected many outlets and I welcome any assistance improving the map.

-If you know of a science-y magazine, newspaper section, website, radio show, production company etc that you think should be included, please leave a comment or send me an email: ferris [dot] jabr@gmail.com. If you know the exact address of the outlet as well, that would be doubly awesome!

-There are likely at least a few mistakes among the addresses. For example, some of the addresses include PO boxes and may not pinpoint offices or headquarters. If you spot any errors, please let me know. I collected all these addresses online, but they are not always as easy to find as you might imagine – sometimes they’re hidden in obscure corners of websites.

-Finally, if anyone has any thoughts about making the map prettier and more useful, etc, I’d love to hear from you. Please feel free to use the data presented here however you like! I experimented with a number of free online mapping tools, but in the end I liked Google Maps for its ease of use and ability to map exact street addresses.

Outlet Address
ABC Sydney Science 700 Harris Street, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW, 2007, Australia
American Scientist 3106 East NC Highway 54 Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Archaeology 36-36 33rd St., Long Island City, NY 11106
Astronomy 21027 Crossroads Circle Waukesha, WI 53186-4055
Conservation Magazine Department of Biology Box 351800 University o Washington Seattle, WA 98195-1800 USA
Cosmos 49 Shepherd St, Chippendale NSW 2008, Sydney, Australia
Die Zeit Science Speersort 1 20095 Hamburg 040 3280-0
Discover 275 7th Ave, 21st floor; New York, NY
Discovery News One Discovery Place Silver Spring, MD 20910
Focus Focus magazine, Bristol Magazines Ltd, Tower House, Fairfax Street, BRISTOL, BS1 3BN
Grist 710 Second Avenue, Suite 860 Seattle, WA 98104 USA
Guardian Science Section Kings Place, 90 York Way London N1 9GU
High Country News 119 Grand Avenue PO Box 1090 Paonia, CO 81428
Institute of Physics, Physics World Dirac House Temple Back Bristol BS1 6BE, UK
Los Angeles Times Science Section 202 W. 1st St. Los Angeles, CA 90012
Men’s Health 400 South 10th St. Emmaus, PA 18098
Mental Floss 2829 2nd Ave S # 340 Birmingham, AL 35233-2838
Mother Jones 222 Sutter Street, Suite 600 San Francisco, CA 94108
MSNBC Science/Space News 1 Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052
National Geographic 1145 17th Street N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036-4688
Nature 4 Crinan Street London N1 9XW
225 Bush Street Suite 1453 San Francisco CA 94104
Nymphenburger Strasse 14 D-80335 Munich
Chiyoda Building 2-37 5-6th Floor 2-37 Ichigaya Tamachi Shinjuku-ku
968 National Press Building 529 14th Street NW Washington DC 20045-1938
75 Varick St Fl 9 New York, NY 10013-1917
3525 Del Mar Heights Road PMB No. 462 San Diego CA 92130
2 rue Moreau Vincint, 37270 Véretz, France
25 First Street, Suite 104, Cambridge MA 02141
New Scientist Lacon House, 84 Theobalds Road London WC1X 8RR
225 Wyman Street Waltham MA 02451
201 Mission Street, 26th Floor, San Francisco CA 94105
Tower 2, 475 Victoria Ave Chatswood  NSW  2067
New York Times Science Times 620 8th Ave, New York, NY 10018
NOVA WGBH, One Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135
NPR Science Friday 4 West 43rd St, Suite 306, New York, New York 10036
Outside 400 Market Street Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Pesquisa FAPESP Joaquim Antunes St 727, Pinheiros – São Paulo, SP – Brazil 05415-012
Popular Mechanics 300 West 57 Street New York, NY 10019-5899
Popular Science 2 Park Ave, Ninth Floor New York, NY 10016
Psychology Today 115 E. 23rd St., 9th Floor New York, NY 10010
Quebec Science 1251 rue Rachel Est Montréal, QC H2J 2J9 CANADA
Quirks and Quarks CBC Radio, 205 Wellington Street W. Toronto, ON. M5V 3G7
Radio3 Scienza Via Asiago 10, Roma Italy
Radiolab 160 Varick Street New York, NY 10013-1917
Scholastic 557 Broadway, New York NY, 10012
Science 1200 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005
Bateman House, 82-88 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 1LQ, UK
Scienceline 20 Cooper Square New York NY 10003
Science Bulletins (American Museum of Natural History) 79th Street at Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Science News 1719 N Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036-2802
Scientific American 75 Varick St Fl 9 New York, NY 10013-1917
Seed 33 Flatbush Avenue Brooklyn NY 11217
Sky and Telescope 90 Sherman St. Cambridge, MA 02140
Slate 95 Morton Street, 4th Floor, New York, N.Y., 10014
Smithsonian 600 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 6001, Washington, DC 20024
Sydney Morning Herald Science 2/1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009
Tech Media Network 470 Park Avenue South 9th Floor New York, NY 10016
Technology Review One Main Street, 13th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142
The Economist 25 St James’s Street London, SW1A 1HG United Kingdom
The Scientist 121 W 27th Street, Suite 604 New York, NY 10001
Middlesex House 32-34 Cleveland Street London W1T 4LB
The Times (London) Eureka 3 Thomas More Square, London, E98 1XY
The Wall Street Journal Science/Health 1211 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10036
Wired 520 Third Street, 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA 94107 USA
4 Times Sq #19 New York, NY 10036-6518
Women’s Health 733 Third Avenue New York, NY 10017
Yale 360 204 Prospect Street 3rd Floor New Haven, CT 06511
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19 responses to “Where in the world is science journalism ? A map of science journalism outlets around the globe

  1. I leave you another address

    Muy Interesante Argentina: Azopardo 565, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  2. Richard Fisher

    1 Focus magazine

    http://sciencefocus.com/contact

    2 The Times (London) Eureka supplement

  3. This is such a great idea! Are you interested in non-english stuff as well? In that case I could provide a short list of Greek science mags

  4. Would be great if you could get the Institute of Physics adn the Institute of Physics Publishing on the map – our addresses are below:
    Institute of Physics
    76 Portland Place
    London W1B 1NT
    UK

    IOP Publishing
    Dirac House
    Temple Back
    Bristol BS1 6BE, UK

    Thanks!

  5. Québec Science
    http://www.quebecscience.qc.ca
    1251 rue Rachel Est
    Montréal, QC
    H2J 2J9
    CANADA

  6. Science Network WA,

    Scitech, City West, West Perth, Perth, Western Australia

  7. Catalan Association of Science Communication
    Associació Catalana de Comunicació Científica
    C/Rambla de Catalunya, 10, 1er
    08007 Barcelona (Spain)
    http://www.accc.cat – @ACCC_

  8. Michael Kenward

    The IoP (see above) does not much in London. Bristol is where it happens.

    Most of the output is journals. If you want to restrict it to “popular” stuff, then Physics World certainly belongs in there.

    And do we count at Science|Business?

    Brussels is home base.

  9. Would be grate if you get Pesquisa FAPESP on the map. It is the magazine published by São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).
    Addres: Joaquim Antunes St 727, Pinheiros – São Paulo, SP – Brazil
    05415-012

  10. Hi Ferris,
    you might want to add Wired’s Italian edition. We’re here:

    WIRED Italia
    P.zza Castello 27
    20121 Milano

    Best, and congrats for your work

  11. Hi Ferris, here’s one more entry for your map.

    It’s Swim, a newborn and rapidly growing science writer association in Milano. It’s based in Milano.

  12. radio3 scienza, via asiago 10, roma (italy).
    the science daily program of the italian national radio. stay tuned!

    http://www.radio3.rai.it/dl/radio3/programmi/PublishingBlock-aaee447d-8a68-46e9-b13f-43525399e0d8.html

  13. Very cool! Two more for you:

    Conservation magazine (Seattle, WA)
    Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (Chicago, IL)

  14. Nice idea! How about

    The Lancet (Medical Journal)
    32 Jamestown Road,
    London,
    NW1 7BY,
    UK

  15. What about Chemistry World, Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Cambridge, CB4 0WF

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  17. Quo México (quo.mx)
    AV. CONSTITUYENTES 956 COL. LOMAS ALTAS CP 11950,
    MÉXICO DF.

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