Visuals: Nature Magazine evolves

Nature Magazine is one of the world’s most important international weekly scientific journals. According to its website, it publishes “peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions.”

The first issue was published in 1869. Since then, the magazine has changed quite a bit. Have a look at the graph below and discuss with your teacher how the content has evolved over the past 150 years.


Take a quick look at the graph. Which fields have become more common in Nature, and which less? Do Homework
Present the key changes as if you were speaking to a small group. Do Homework
What type of people do you think read Nature Magazine? Do Homework
Would a mathematician find this publication useful? Do Homework