Citations with the tag: DISCOVER (Periodical)

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  • Disney rescues Discover.
    Anderson, C. // Nature; 9/12/1991, Vol. 353 Issue 6340, p99 

    Reports that the Walt Disney Co. has purchased the United States science magazine `Discover' and the magazine will resume publication in November 1992. Plans by Disney to bolster its education efforts; Advertising charges.

  • Discover suspends activities.
    Aldhous, P. // Nature; 8/15/1991, Vol. 352 Issue 6336, p559 

    Reports that `Discover,' the only popular United States science magazine aimed at lay readers, was closed. Falling advertising revenues; Optimism for relaunching the title.

  • Disney pumps `Discover'.
    Huhn, Mary // MediaWeek; 9/12/94, Vol. 4 Issue 35, p14 

    Features Disney Publishing's magazine called `Discover.' Holding of the magazine's 1994 Awards for Technological Innovations at Disney's Epcot Center in Orlando, Florida. Magazine editor and president Paul Hoffman's opening of a showcase at Epcot's Innovations pavilion; Magazine's history;...

  • The wonderful world of Discover.
    Manly, Lorne // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management; 2/15/94, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p68 

    Features `Discover' magazine published by Walt Disney. Previous owners; Changes instituted by Disney; Strategy adopted for the magazine; Categories concentrated by the sales department; Branching out into retail trade, television, new media and theme-park exhibits.

  • Discover.
    Manly, Lorne // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management; 09/01/2000, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p72 

    Evaluates the design of the periodical 'Discover.' Simplicity of the magazine's graphic style; Accessibility of subject matter; Skill in handling photography and illustration.

  • One-way plagues.
    Manly, Lorne // Wilson Quarterly; Winter93, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p146 

    Examines an article about epidemics during the European conquest of the United States in the `Discover,' periodical titled `The Arrow of Disease,' by Jared Diamond.

  • Reflections.
    Neumeyer, P.F. // Mothering; Spring92, Issue 63, p77 

    Reviews the magazine `Kids Discover.'

    Neumeyer, P.F. // Media Industry Newsletter; 2/22/2010, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p10 

    The article reports that "Discover" magazine's editor-in-chief Cory Powel uses counterintuitive analysis of time travel and free will with the March 2010 cover of the magazine featuring an exploding alarm clock.

  • A Bit of an Upgrade.
    George, Stephen C. // Discover; Sep2013, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p8 

    An introduction is presented for this issue of "Discover" that mentions the contribution of designers Dan Bishop and Alison Mackey to the magazine's format and also mentions changes to the Mail page, the Hot Science section, and The Crux column.

    George, Stephen C. // Discover; Jul2001, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p71 

    Focuses on winners of the 12th Annual Discover Magazine Innovation Awards. Overview on the development of several winning scientific methods.

  • Blood without fear.
    Corash, Laurence M. // Discover; Jul2001, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p71 

    Provides an overview on several scientific breakthroughs that won in the 12th Annual Discover Magazine Innovation Awards. Hematologist Larry Corash's and his partners at the Cerus Corp.'s receipt of the Discover Editors' Choice Award for their psoralens, chemical compounds that purify human...

  • Finding out what media buyers really want.
    Corash, Laurence M. // Adweek Western Edition; 9/20/93, Vol. 43 Issue 38, p22 

    Reports on a poll conducted by `Discover' magazine among media buyers in Chicago, New York and Detroit. Haagen-Dazs as the best among the Motown media buyers; Chocolate as the favorite flavor in all three cities.

  • All-Time Greatest.
    George, Stephen C. // Discover; May2015, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p6 

    The article offers the author's insights on choosing the most incredible and important science stories published at the periodical "Discover."

  • Discover plans own online service.
    George, Stephen C. // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management; 9/1/94, Vol. 23 Issue 14, p14 

    Reports on the plan of Walt Disney Publishing's `Discover' magazine to develop its own online service called Discover Online. Joint venture with electronic printer UNET2 Corp.; Source of science-related information.

  • We Now Take You To...
    George, Stephen C. // Discover; Apr2000, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p41 

    Focuses on `Discover' magazine's expansion of its international coverage of science and technology news, to reflect the globalization phenomenon. Factors that are responsible for bringing together people from all parts of the globe; Foreign news stories featured in the April 2000 issue of...

    George, Stephen C. // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management; Dec2009, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p40 

    The article announces that the periodical "Discover" has received the Ozzie award 2009 for the Best Supplemental Annual or one Best Feature Design award from "Folio."

  • Untitled.
    George, Stephen C. // MediaWeek; 8/2/93, Vol. 3 Issue 31, p5 

    Reports on developments in the advertising industry. Acquisition of `Discover' magazine's advertising account by Ziff Marketing; Chevy Trucks' sponsorship of an advertorial in `Country America' magazine.

  • Gifts from the Future.
    GEORGE, STEPHEN C. // Discover; Jun2013, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p7 

    An introduction is presented for this issue of "Discover" periodical that notes the author's relationship with his father and mentions articles about paralysis research, self-sustaining urban landscapes, and astronaut Buzz Aldrin.

  • re sources.
    GEORGE, STEPHEN C. // Discover; Aug2001, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p82 

    Lists books, journals and Web sites which provide information about topics featured in August 2001 issue of the journal `Discover.' `Evidence for Planet Engulfment by the Star HD82943,' by G. Israelian, N.C. Santos, M. Mayor and R. Rebolo; Web site; Web site; Web site...

  • A Foreshadowing.
    George, Stephen C. // Discover; Nov2015, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p6 

    An introduction is presented wherein the editor discusses the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S. in 2017, covered in an article in the issue, while also informing readers about partner Travel Quest's tours to see solar eclipse at Bali in March 2016, ending with topics included in the next issue.

  • A Fresh New Format.
    Mueller, Mary // School Library Journal; Apr2016, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p66 

    The article reviews the web site Kids Discover Online, located at

  • Making the finals.
    Mueller, Mary // Hearing Instruments; Jun96, p4 

    Reports that the Research Triangle Institute is a finalist in `Discover' magazine's Awards for Technological Innovation. Research Triangle as developer of a speech processing technique for cochlear implants.

  • Disney increases support of `Discover'.
    Huhn, Mary // Adweek Western Edition; 9/12/94, Vol. 44 Issue 37, p12 

    Reports on Disney Publishing's expansion of `Discover' magazine's ties to the Disney company. Holding of the magazine's annual Awards for Technological Innovations in Orlando, Florida in August 1994; Paul Hoffman as editor and president of the magazine; Exhibit at the Epcot Center in Orlando,...

  • Dream invention.
    Huhn, Mary // Discover; Jun95, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p64 

    Presents inventors of computer hardware and electronic innovations commended by the periodical `Discover.' IBM's multilevel optical disk by Hal Rosen as recipient of the 1995 Discover Awards; Finalists include Giddings & Lewis's Variax by Paul Sheldon; MIT's Phantom Haptic Interface by Thomas...

  • Flywheel of fortune.
    Huhn, Mary // Discover; Jun95, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p54 

    Presents inventors of vehicular innovations who received commendation from the periodical `Discover.' Francois Cataing and David Eisenhaure as 1995 Discovery Awards winners for the Chrysler/Satcon's Hybrid Vehicle; Finalists include Ford's Duratec Engine by Stanley Olszewski; A-55/Caterpillar's...

  • Space on a shoestring.
    Huhn, Mary // Discover; Jun95, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p60 

    Presents inventors of aeronautic and space innovations who were commended by the periodical `Discover.' Clementine spacecraft by Pedro Rustan as recipient of the 1995 Discover Awards; Finalists include AlliedSignal's Predictive Wind-Shear Radar by Bill Weist; Westinghouse Norden's Airport...

  • what's past is prologue.
    Powell, Corey S. // Discover; Oct2010, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p7 

    An introduction is presented, discussing the history of the journal in light of the 30th anniversary special edition and comments on the cover story on ferrofluid by Frank Conrad.

  • `Discover' editor Hoffman leaves Disney for Britannica.
    Gremillion, Jeff // MediaWeek; 06/30/97, Vol. 7 Issue 26, p6 

    Reports that Paul Hoffman, president and editor-in-chief of Walt Disney Co.'s `Discover' magazine has resigned this June 1997 in order to take the post of publisher and senior vice president of Encyclopedia Britannica. Surprise of Hoffman's Disney colleagues over the sudden departure; Hoffman's...

  • Discover opens Detroit office in pursuit of more auto clients.
    Brunelli, Richard // MediaWeek; 11/1/93, Vol. 3 Issue 44, p6 

    Reports on the opening of a Detroit office for the Disney-owned `Discover' magazine. Hopes to increase the magazine's share of the domestic automotive advertising budgets; Changes in the magazine's staff; Views of `Discover' publisher Michael Rooney.

    Brunelli, Richard // Discover; Nov2006, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p9 

    This article previews the newsstand issue of "Discover" magazine's "The Unseen Universe: How Technology Captures the Cosmos." The issue has 40 full-page images from cutting-edge observatories and space probes. Companion articles on telescope technology are included as well as the latest...

  • `Discover' excerpts.
    Brunelli, Richard // Editor & Publisher; 2/4/95, Vol. 128 Issue 5, p36 

    Announces that articles, photos and graphics from the magazine `Discover' are now available through the New York Times Syndicate.

  • Face Up.
    Brunelli, Richard // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management; May2007, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p14 

    The article discusses how creative director Emiliano Neri of "Discover" came up with the cover art of the February 2007 issue of the journal. Neri was inspired with the sculpture of Ron Meuck called Big Man, which he saw displayed at the Brooklyn Museum. He decided to put an image of the art oil...

  • Discover fills publisher's post.
    Brunelli, Richard // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management; 5/1/94, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p14 

    Reports that Disney Magazine Publishing has named Lee Rosenbaum as new publisher of `Discover.' Rosenbaum's career background.

    Brunelli, Richard // Media Industry Newsletter; 11/20/2006, Vol. 59 Issue 45, p3 

    The article features Patti Adcroft, special projects editor of "Discover." It presents an overview of her employment history, from being editor-in-chief of "Omni" to being executive editor of "Marie Claire." Her primary responsibility is to produce quarterly single topic, newsstand-only specials...

  • More Than Mail.
    Keely-Zinkel, Saoirse; Smith, Ellen; Schmiedel, Donald // Discover; Sep2013, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p6 

    The article presents letters to the editor including on the June 2013 article "Desperately Seeking Sharks," by Erik Vance, and the July/August 2013 article "No Head for Numbers," notes the top six topics that readers write to the journal about, and mentions that 65 percent of the periodical's...

  • EdPress announces Golden Lamp winners.
    Keely-Zinkel, Saoirse; Smith, Ellen; Schmiedel, Donald // Reading Today; Aug/Sep99, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p9 

    Announces the winners of the 1999 Golden Lamp Awards for publications. `Kids Discover,' published by Kids Discover; `Scholastic Art,' published by Scholastic Inc.; `Humanities,' by the United States National Endowment for the Humanities.

  • Finding a voice.
    Keely-Zinkel, Saoirse; Smith, Ellen; Schmiedel, Donald // Discover; Jun95, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p70 

    Presents inventors of computer software innovations commended by the periodical `Discover.' Michigan State University's Personal Communicator by Carrie Heeter as recipient of the 1995 Discover Awards; Finalists include Animated Talking Face by Michael Cohen and Dominic Massaro; University of...

  • Sunlight in a bulb.
    Keely-Zinkel, Saoirse; Smith, Ellen; Schmiedel, Donald // Discover; Jun95, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p77 

    Presents inventors of environment friendly devices commended by the periodical `Discover.' Fusion Lighting's Sulfur Light by Michael Ury as recipient of the 1995 Discover awards; Finalists include Aqua Heat Technology's Soil-Sterilizing System by Harry Rajamannan; US Air Force's Bicarbonate of...

  • Benign, visible x-rays.
    Keely-Zinkel, Saoirse; Smith, Ellen; Schmiedel, Donald // Discover; Jun95, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p82 

    Presents innovators of optical instruments commended by the periodical `Discover.' University of Southern California's Temporal Holograms by Jack Feinberg as recipient of the 1995 Discover Awards; Finalists include University of Cincinnati's Virtual Reality Cave of Lascaux by Benjamin Britton;...

  • Virtual concert hall.
    Keely-Zinkel, Saoirse; Smith, Ellen; Schmiedel, Donald // Discover; Jun95, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p86 

    Presents innovators of sound instruments commended by the periodical `Discover.' Bose Auditioner by Kenneth Jacob as winner of the 1995 Discover Awards; Finalists include Snell Acoustics' Digital Room Correcting System by Kevin Voecks; Yamaha's Silent Series Pianos by Rokurouta Mantani;...

  • Kalmbach Roundup.
    Keely-Zinkel, Saoirse; Smith, Ellen; Schmiedel, Donald // Model Retailer; Aug2014, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p14 

    The article reviews several periodicals which include the July 2014 issue of "Model Railroader," the July 2014 issue of "Trains" and the July/August 2014 issue of "Discover."

    Keely-Zinkel, Saoirse; Smith, Ellen; Schmiedel, Donald // Discover; May2009, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p17 

    The article mentions items found on, including a new blog called The Intersection by science writer Chris Mooney, a slide show of microscopic photographs of fruit plants, and an announcement that the blog Bad Astronomy, by Phil Plait, was chosen as one of's 25 best...

    Kinsman, Matt // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management; Oct2010, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p35 

    The article focuses on green issue in publishing industry. It states that magazines are taking up green initiatives by printing on recycled paper and organizing environmentally-friendly events. It reports that the magazine "Discover," mapped the life cycle of each issue to calculate its carbon...

  • A quantum jump for computers?
    Kinsman, Matt // Wilson Quarterly; Winter96, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p130 

    Reviews the articles `The Best Computer in All Possible Worlds,' by Tim Folger which appeared in the October 1995 edition of Discover, `A Quantum Leap for Computers?' and `Computer Scientists Rethink Their Discipline's Foundations' by James Glanz.

  • Kids Discover Galaxies/Kids Discover Space.
    Cesari, Lindsay // School Library Journal; Apr2013, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p65 

    The article reviews the mobile device applications (apps) "Kids Discover Galaxies," version 1.1 and "Kids Discover Space," version 2.0, developed by periodical "Kids Discover."

  • Antarctica.
    Doane, Morgan // School Library Journal; May2013, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p62 

    The article reviews the mobile device application Antarctica, developed by the children's publication "Kids Discover," which provides information and interactive activities for children learning about Antarctica.

  • Let Your Students' Imaginations Soar With DISCOVER Magazine.
    Doane, Morgan // NSTA Express; 4/30/2007, p4 

    The article announces that "Discover" magazine is holding a contest across the U.S. for third through eighth graders to design an image for the cover of the magazine's October 2007 issue with its theme "The State of Science in America." The winning entry, to be selected by DISCOVER's editorial...

  • News Briefs...
    Doane, Morgan // Educational Marketer; 3/1/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p8 

    Reports developments related to education in the U.S. as of March 2004. Feature of Lexile Power Vocabulary from the Lexile Framework for Reading in the teacher guides of "Kids Discover" periodical; Initiation of new pricing for post-secondary institutions by Smarthinking; Use of customized...

  • Disney job.
    Doane, Morgan // Crain's New York Business; 12/21/98, Vol. 14 Issue 51, p22 

    Announces the appointment of Stephen Petranek as editor in chief of Buena Vista Publishing Group's `Discover' magazine.

    Doane, Morgan // Media Industry Newsletter; 5/26/2008, Vol. 61 Issue 21, p3 

    The article reports on the newsstand sales for the March 2008 issue of "Discover" magazine, which featured scientist Albert Einstein in its cover. The March 2008 sales was greater compared to sales for the March 2007 issue of the magazine. The work of Creative Director Michael Di Ioia was...

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