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How It Works Magazine

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Have you ever wondered how long it would take to get to Mars by aeroplane? Or how animals survive in the deepest and darkest depths of the ocean? Or how many different species of bats there are? Maybe you’re fascinated by black holes or enjoy learning about the history of different species. Whatever sparks your interest in the world, How It Works magazine will teach you something new in every single issue.

Covering interesting topics from an abundance of subjects such as history, space, nature, science, animals and technology, How It Works magazine is the perfect supplement for anyone curious about the incredible world around them. Every issue is jam-packed full of incredible and breathtaking facts ready to excite your wildest of curiosities.

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How It Works  |  Issue 156  

Gadgets with license to thrill
How much of James Bond’s tech has become reality?

How solar panels generate energy
This cool silicon technology creates electricity from sunlight

Stephen Hawking’s theories tested
Which of the theoretical physicist’s big ideas turned out to be right?

How our climate is changing
Eight worrying signs of the impact we have made on Earth

How It Works Magazine gets to the root of how and why the world around us works in the way it does. You can be prepared to learn something exciting and new in every single issue - enough to fascinate your friends with breathtaking knowledge! Equally exciting for both inquisitive youngsters and adults alike, How It Works magazine teaches you about the world in which you’re living, in the most fun and exciting way possible!

You won’t believe how incredible our planet is, but How It Works magazine has plenty to convince you on, in every single issue. Enjoy interesting features such as taking apart common objects to see what makes them tick, virtual trips into outer space and features that delve into the world as it was 1000s of years ago. Breaking even the most complex of topics down into sizeable chunks that are easy and interesting to understand, prepare to be talking about the content for days. Each issue is full of facts, trivia, easy-to-follow diagrams and truly stunning photography. Plus, enjoy insightful features on transport, the environment, space, history and much more!  

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  • Complex topics are broken down into interesting and easy to understand chunks
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  • A plethora of topics covering our entire world: history, animals, space, nature, technology and science
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How It Works

One word, excellent Reviewed Tuesday, 12 January 2021

How It Works

The illustrations are excellent, the topics are topical and well written Reviewed Sunday, 17 May 2020

How It Works

:D Reviewed Friday, 20 March 2020

Extremely interesting

One of the best tech magazines out there Reviewed Saturday, 16 November 2019

One of the best

Always entertaining Reviewed Friday, 26 July 2019

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in How It Works Issue 156.

WELCOME Issue 156 “The iconic weapon was put together from everyday objects” The image above is of one of the most famous gadgets in the James Bond canon: the Golden Gun. It was owned not by Bo...
Inside the inner ear © Getty These are inner ear sensory cells under a scanning electron microscope. The purple hair-like bundles of cells are called cilia. These sensory cells detect movement of the head usi...
Butterflies below deck © Getty Meet Limacina helicina, commonly known as the sea butterfly. Despite the name, these marine invertebrates are more closely related to snails than butterflies. Sea butterflies use ...
Curious caves © Getty Crystal Cave in Bermuda was discovered in 1905 by two boys when a wayward cricket ball led them to the cave, adorned with stalactites. Stalactites form when water saturated wi...
Behind the space veil © ESA/Hubble & NASA, Z. Levay Around 1,470 light years from Earth, in the constellation of Cygnus, is the Veil Nebula. This is one of the best known examples of a supernova remnan...

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