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/r/science metrics (Reddit Science)

This community is a place to share and discuss new scientific research. Read about the latest advances in astronomy, biology, medicine, physics, social science, and more. Find and submit new publications and popular science coverage of current research.


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Jan 26, 2021 /r/science is trending Trend thread
Jan 10, 2018 /r/science is trending Trend thread
Nov 7, 2017 /r/science is trending Trend thread
Mar 29, 2017 /r/science is trending Trend thread
Mar 11, 2017 /r/science is trending Trend thread
Apr 7, 2016 /r/science is trending
Mar 12, 2016 /r/science is trending Trend thread
Jan 30, 2016 /r/science hits 10 Million subscribers
Jan 29, 2016 /r/science enters TOP 5 subreddits
Aug 17, 2015 /r/science hits 9 Million subscribers
Apr 15, 2015 /r/science hits 8 Million subscribers
Mar 7, 2015 /r/science is trending Trend thread
Dec 12, 2014 /r/science hits 7 Million subscribers
Nov 20, 2014 /r/science is trending Trend thread
Aug 2, 2014 /r/science hits 6 Million subscribers
Mar 3, 2014 /r/science hits 5 Million subscribers
Sep 29, 2013 /r/science hits 4 Million subscribers
Sep 9, 2013 /r/science is trending Trend thread
Mar 28, 2013 /r/science hits 3 Million subscribers
Nov 30, 2012 /r/science enters TOP 10 subreddits
Oct 30, 2012 /r/science had 2 Million subscribers when we started tracking
Oct 18, 2006 /r/science is born
Total Subscribers


Subreddit Rank


Average Subscriber Growth
Average daily subscriber growth for the past week, month, and year for /r/science.
Weekly Avg.3,740
Monthly Avg.6,127
Yearly Avg.7,358
Average Active Users
The average active users (polled every 2 hours) for the past week and month for /r/science.
Weekly Avg.10,309
Monthly Avg.10,135
Active Users/Subscriber0.00078
Users By Time Of Day

Subreddit Growth
How /r/science growth compares with growth of 2,673,558 other subreddits.
No. 51Fastest growing yesterday
No. 41Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 38Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 30Fastest growing last 90 days




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