32.2(top 1%)
Impact Factor
34.6(top 1%)
extended IF
1422(top 1%)
H-Index
60,758
authors
128,646
papers
15,646,731
citations
36,667
citing journals
1,459,841
citing authors
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Impact Factor of Science based on the number of citations over 2-year window
The graph shows the changes in the impact factor of Science and its the corresponding percentile for the sake of comparison with the entire literature. Impact Factor is the most common scientometric index, which is defined by the number of citations of papers in two preceding years divided by the number of papers published in those years.
This graph shows how the impact factor of Science is computed. The left axis depicts the number of papers published in years X-1 and X2, and the right axis displays their citations in year X.

How Influential is Science?

Science is the 1st out of 4,377 Arts and Humanities journals. This means the journal is among the top 1% in the science branch of Arts and Humanities. This Journal is the 2nd out of 116 General Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 2% in the science branch of General Sciences.