“On the Cover” over the Years
Using images to tell (and sell) the scientific story
Since American Scientist became a full-size color magazine in 1970, our covers have nearly covered the breadth of the scientific enterprise. Here is a sampling of them, including those featured in the print issue along with many more. If you have a favorite that's not featured here, do let us know.
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