Talk:Science Digest

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"Online Science Digest"[edit]

Is there any reason to include any mention of the abominable Online Science Digest at all? It's clearly a kook-fest. I don't see a connection between that and the defunct print magazine. Not only that, but just mentioning the damned thing only invites non-encyclopedic editorializing about its contents and motivations. ~transmothra (talk) 03:05, 18 April 2013 (UTC)


It's a shame that somebody apparently understood the history of "Science Digest" yet used the ambiguous word "bi-monthly" to try explaining how often it was issued after 1980. Was it twice a month or once every two months? D021317c 15:55, 6 April 2007 (UTC)

Bi-monthly means every two months in the publishing industry, as the linked article indicates. Twice a month would be semi-monthly. --Blainster 18:30, 6 April 2007 (UTC)

CfA discovery[edit]

The addition to the article claiming that the Geller & Huchra discovery was first announced in Science Digest (are you sure you don't mean the journal Science here, three years after Science Digest closed down?) needs a reference. --Blainster 16:13, 7 April 2007 (UTC)

Right, the discovery of Geller & Huchra was made in 1989, and first reported in Science, not Science Digest, which by 1989 had already ceased publication. There is no evidence that this discovery was announced three years earlier, in 1986 (the least year of its run) in Science Digest. I've removed the unsourced and erroneous claim from the article.Flau98bert (talk) 02:33, 30 August 2012 (UTC)

Editor & Managing Editor[edit]

The Editor of Science Digest for a long, long time was Richard F. Dempewolff (deceased). And Daniel Cohen was the Managing Editor. Dan had a beautiful daughter, Theodora, who perished in the horrendous Lockerbie airplane crash. Stewart James also worked there. Isaac Asimov had articles published in this nice little magazine and visited the offices. My source is personal knowledge. NewYawker1 (talk) 22:32, 11 November 2009 (UTC) LAM