Scientific American’s “Collector’s Edition” series are published two to four times per year and are sold at newsstands, bookstores, airport and transportation shops, as well as leading supermarkets and pharmacies. Each Collector's Edition contains articles previously published in Scientific American subscription issues, as well as online and supplementary articles.
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Scientific American Classics is an Anthology Series that draws on Scientific American’s archive. Each anthology includes 70+ pages that is published in PDF format. To see the releases in this series, please visit the Classics page.
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