Scientific Inquirer is accepting submissions for science-related essays and long-form pieces – fiction and non. We are particularly interested in pieces that explore and possibly explain how the sciences influence society and vice versa. There is no word limit but keep it tight. We will pay for accepted submissions but expect extremely modest compensation. Send submissions to and include SUBMISSION to the subject line. Please paste essays into the body of the email.

Pay Rates:

Scientific Inquirer pays $1 per hundred unique page views per article for short to mid-length articles. The maximum payment is $100. After six months, times up.

Long reads pay $3 per hundred unique page views per article. The maximum payment is $300. As with shorter articles, the time to accrue page views ends after six months.