The knowledge magazine sub-sector has enjoyed success in the shape of recent launches which include Wonderpedia and All about Space.
BBC’s title, which looks at science, technology and the future, is aiming to capitalise on readers’ thirst for facts by giving itself a revamp.
Renowned physicist and journalist Robert Matthews and sci-fi author Stephen Baxter will get their own columns.
The relaunch issue will have an interview with Sir David Attenborough on his 60 years in TV.
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