Popular Science is an American monthly magazine founded in 1872 carrying articles for the general reader on science and technology subjects. Popular Science is a general interest magazine with a focus on science and technology. Popular Science won ASME awards for its journalistic excellence in both 2003 (for General Excellence) and 2004 (for Best Magazine Section).
From 1935 to 1950 the magazine sponsored a series of short films.
On January 25, 2007, Time Warner sold this magazine, along with 17 other special interest magazines, to Bonnier Magazine Group.
The magazine can be open in Windows only. It's in the EXE-format because the magazines are much easier to read (Searchable, zoomable, etc) in this format.