7 Magazines An Earth Science Student Must Read!

Earth Science: ” The science of earth and its neighbour in space”. It is a widely embraced term for the field of science related to planet earth.
Here are 7 of my favourite magazines that a serious Earth Science student must pore into without second thoughts and consider subscribing to!

1.NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE
Categories: Geography, Science, History, Nature, Cultures

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The iconic yellow rectangular border, photography that draws you into the scene and compelling writing that blows your mind with every word: The National Geographic  Magazine is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society and continues to  enjoy a global and dedicated readership ever since it was published in 1888.

2.DISCOVER MAGAZINE 
Category: Science

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Discover is a science magazine for the layman. It intelligently explores subjects like science, archaeology, ecology and astronomy. Breakthroughs in research, invention and innovation are a central theme in every issue.

3.SKY AND TELESCOPE MAGAZINE
Category: Astronomy

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A monthly American magazine for global astronomy fans! Grab an issue if you want to read about space exploration, books, amateur telescope magazine and events in the astronomy community. The articles feature detailed dicussions by frequently participating scientists from all over the world.

4.MINERALOGICAL RECORD MAGAZINE
Category: Mineral science
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An authoritative collector’s journal , it cannot be done away with by any serious mineralogy student or expert. It is the official magazine of the Mineralogical Record Inc and is issued six times a year.

5.GEOLOGY TODAY
Category: Earth Science

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Geology Today provides an entertaining and instructive read for all Earth Scientists.The magazine features articles on topics of current interest in the earth sciences,geological happenings, discoveries and geological conferences.A lively correspondence section in the magazine allows readers to air and share their views and to respond to items appearing in the journal.

6.ALL ABOUT SPACE MAGAZINE
Category: Science

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Published by British Publications, it features all ongoing space missions and the future technology sections has details about the capacity space exploration in the future. It is issued monthly and focuses on everything that’s going on in space!

7.DIRECTIONS MAGAZINE
Category: Geospatial Science

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The No.1 GIS Industry resource for news, articles and webinars, the magazine was first published in 1998 and is a for geospatial professionals.


This is Himani Garera’s first post on this blog as a co-author . Nicknamed Mannie, she will be a regular contributor to this blog . She is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Geology at The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda and is an alumnus of Banaras Hindu University.

We hope you look forward to cool, original posts from her ! 🙂


Written by- Himani Garera & Nikita Nayak.