Category Archives: Retro

Popular Science magazine now fully indexed and searchable for free

Popular Science Magazine has partnered with Google to offer their entire 137-year archive for free browsing. Each issue appears just as it did at its original time of publication, complete with period advertisements.

All 137 years of history available
It’s an amazing resource that beautifully encapsulates their ongoing fascination with the future, and science and technology’s incredible potential to improve our lives. We hope you enjoy it as much as I do. I just searched for Radio Shack’s TRS-80, the first computer I worked with back then in 1978.

In the future, they’ll be adding more advanced features for searching and browsing, but for now, you may use the link below and type in any keyword to dive in.

Search the PopSci archives