Journal Published by the Indian Science News Association
Science and Culture
is a multidisciplinary journal that provides a medium
for publication of substantial and original articles,
reviews and notes which focus on research and
development in science, society and culture, national
issues and events. This is a unique journal connecting
the reflection of the community of Indian scientistys
and thinkers on the public understanding of science and
Science and Culture has published articles by
luminaries like P.C. Mahalanobis, M.N. Saha, D.M. Bose,
S.N. Bose, H.J. Bhabha, U.N. Bramhachari, Netaji Subhas
Chandra Bose, S.S. Bhatnagar, D.S. Kothari, S.
Bhagabantam, A.P. Mitra, Sir Arthur Eddington, F.W.
Aston, F.K. Morris, R.A. Millikan,NL, Amartya Sen,NL,
Jayant V Narlikar and many others. The tradition of
publishing quality articles is still being maintained.
The articles are written to cater to a wide range of
readership with the major objective of promoting and
disseminating progress in science and technology in the
national and international arena and its application to
the economic prosperity and cultural life of the
country. All articles are peer-reviewed. Six issues of
the journal are published in a year.
Science and Culture
is in the list of Master Index of Journals of Thomson-ISI.
We also publish special issues on current topical
interest. Climate Change and Society: An Indian
Perspective (Sept-December 2002), Medical
Sciences (March-April 2003), River Linking
(Jan-Feb 2004), Glass and Ceramic Research in
India (March-April 2005), Flood Disaster Risk Reduction in
are some of the topics on which special issues were
published in recent times. It will not be out of place
here to mention that some of the thought provoking ideas
like Multipurpose River Valley Projects, Calendar
Reforms advocated through Science and Culture
received recognition from Central and State Governments.
The former realized into Damodar Valley Corporation and
a Calendar Reform Committee was formed under the
Chairmanship of Professor Meghnad Saha. Pandit
Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India was
a supporter of Science and Culture who commented
in a message “Science and Culture are the essence of
life today, in war and peace, and in any periodical
which serves the cause of science and culture performs a