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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 157  

What are UFOs?
From weird weather to secret military projects: the science behind most UFO sightings.

What do planets sound like?
How sound enables scientists to better understand Solar System objects.

Heroes of… Roger Chaffee
One of NASA’s first astronauts gave his life for the Apollo program.

Inside the Atari 2600
What hardware made this retro games console an era-defining instant classic?

Exploring the Carboniferous Period
How this era of lush forests led to Earth’s vast coal reserves.

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
  • Learn something fascinating and new in every single issue
  • Perfect for younger inquisitive readers who are fascinated by the world around them

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How It Works

One word, excellent Reviewed January 12, 2021

How It Works

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

How It Works

:D Reviewed March 20, 2020

Extremely interesting

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

One of the best

Always entertaining Reviewed July 26, 2019

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in How It Works Issue 157.

WELCOME “There was a huge surge in sightings around the world” One of the most exciting developments in recent history for both UFO spotters and the scientific community came in 2020, when the Pentag...
MEET THIS ISSUE ’S EXPERTS ANDY EXTANCE Andy is a science writer. He previously worked in early stage drug discovery research, followed by a brief stint in silicone adhesive and rubber manufacturing. D...
A moth’s mouth © Getty The proboscis, also known as the haustellum, is a tongue-like organ located at the front of a moth’s face. When the moth is feeding, the coiled proboscis unravels, reaching de...
Devil ray migration © Getty This aerial view shows a group of Munk’s devil rays (Mobula munkiana) on a migratory journey through the Sea of Cortés, Baja California. The migration of these rays is typical...
Where ice and sand meet © NASA/JSC Khar Nuur is a lake surrounded by sparsely vegetated dunes and snowcapped mountains in the Great Lakes Hollow in western Mongolia. Khar Nuur is around 1,900 metres above se...
Mars selfie © NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS Here is NASA’s Curiosity rover atop the Vera Rubin ridge, snapping a selfie and capturing the barren landscape of the Red Planet. Directly behind Curiosity’s m...

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