These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence based through the use of credible scientific sourcing. Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased and does not use emotional words. These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias, but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
Notes: Quanta Magazine (QM) is a hard science news site founded by the Simons Foundation, and focused on recent advances in physics, mathematics, biology, and computer science. QM is dedicated to, as their About page states “Illuminating basic science and math research through public service journalism”. In this goal, Quanta Magazine succeeds admirably. The articles take complex subjects and present them in a way that layman can understand without simplifying the subject matter or sacrificing the basic content. The articles on QM are well written, factual, well-sourced, and authored by experts in the respective fields. For their dedication to presenting hard science in a layman-friendly format Quanta Magazine is rated Pro-Science. (D. Kelley 8/18/2017)