What's New

Thanks for using the BBC Science Focus Magazine app! Here are the latest enhancements you’ll find in our update:

*General bug fixes

We’re constantly looking for ways to improve our app and make it more reliable for you. We’d love to hear your questions, suggestions or feedback. Email us at: [email protected]

App Description

Enjoy BBC Focus Magazine, the UK's leading science and technology monthly, on your iPhone and iPad. Dive into the latest issue, download the entire back issue collection and save more with a subscription.

From space travel to brain science, BBC Science Focus Magazine will give you the lowdown on the latest discoveries and the big breakthroughs affecting our future. Interviews with leading scientists and world-leading experts will provide you with thoughtful, accurate analysis, helping you to understand what's going on in the fast-moving world of science. Plus, all your burning questions will be answered in the popular Q&A section.

Our App makes it easy to read and enjoy each issue with helpful features like text adjust, allowing you to amend the font size for clear reading on any device size. You can also bookmark your favourite features to revisit, and browse our archive of content with the handy search tool. Plus, you'll find stunning video and audio inside which bring each issue to life.

**Reality Check
Our team investigates the science behind the headlines. We pore over the research and talk to world-leading experts to find answers to questions like: How can you protect yourself from air pollution? Is screen time bad for you? Are all plastics bad for the planet?

**Features
Every month, the best science writers in the world explore the big mysteries of our time. From the inner workings of our brains to the cosmic machinations of our Universe, each issue is full of surprises.

**Radar
We share the best science TV, books, podcasts and radio of the month ahead. PLUS tech experts help us find the best gadgets that money can buy.

Terms and Conditions:

Customers can buy single issues and subscriptions using In App Purchase

Subscriptions are available on monthly or annual terms & will unlock all premium content on the BBC Science Focus Magazine Apple News channel.

• Your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current subscription period
• You will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period, for the same duration and at the current subscription rate for that product
• You can manage your subscriptions and turn off auto-renewal by going to your Account Settings after purchase
• No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period. This does not affect your statutory rights
• Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription
• The app may offer a free trial. At the end of the free trial period, the full price of the subscription will be charged thereafter. Cancellations must occur 24 hours before the end of the subscription period to avoid being charged. Visit http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4098 for more information.

The subscription will include the current issue if you do not already own it and subsequently published future issues. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase.

If you would like to get in touch with the team for more information or support please email [email protected] or alternatively you can visit our App support page https://immediate1.typeform.com/to/kc5nri

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**Please note: this digital edition does not include the covermount gifts or supplements you would find with printed copies

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 11, 2014 Initial release
  • July 26, 2014 New version 3.1.23
  • July 31, 2014 New version 3.1.24
  • October 08, 2014 New version 3.2.30
  • November 03, 2014 New version 3.2.31
  • July 13, 2016 New version 3.3.58
  • August 16, 2016 New version 3.3.59
  • November 05, 2016 New version 3.3.60
  • June 13, 2019 New version 5.4.4
  • August 16, 2019 New version 5.5.0
  • September 24, 2019 New version 5.5.2
  • September 27, 2019 New version 5.5.3
  • November 26, 2019 New version 5.6.0
  • July 15, 2020 New version 5.6.2
  • October 23, 2020 New version 5.6.4