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How It Works Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From €2,23 per issue

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.

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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.

Designed specifically for those with a thirst for knowledge, How It Works magazine will provide answers to the most bizarre and unusual questions.

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How It Works  |  Issue 173  

Weird science: These strange scientific studies answer the questions you didn’t know needed answering.

What are weather balloons? How high-altitude inflatables allow us the make accurate weather forecasts.

Giant Martian volcano: The Solar System’s biggest mountain is three times as tall as Everest, but how did it get so big?

Where does tobacco come from? This dry and woody product is unrecognisable from its natural form.

The birth of the jet fighter: Jet fighters are the masters of modern aerial combat, but in the early years their dominance was far from inevitable. .. read more
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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!  

Feed your mind with a monthly subscription to How It Works magazine and learn something new on every single page.

  • Complex topics are broken down into interesting and easy to understand chunks
  • Trivia, fun facts and diagrams in every issue
  • 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

You'll receive 13 issues during a 1 year How It Works magazine subscription.

Note: Digital editions do not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies.
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Based on 48 Customer Reviews
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How It Works

One word, excellent Reviewed martedì 12 gennaio 2021

How It Works

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

How It Works

:D Reviewed venerdì 20 marzo 2020

Extremely interesting

One of the best tech magazines out there Reviewed sabato 16 novembre 2019

One of the best

Always entertaining Reviewed venerdì 26 luglio 2019

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in How It Works Issue 173.

Stigma under the microscope © Getty These are the reproductive organs of the thale cress flower (Arabidopsis thaliana) under confocal microscopy. At the centre of the image is the stigma, the site at which poll...
Serpent’s snack © Alamy It’s lunchtime for this golden tree snake (Chrysopelea ornata), and a blue crested lizard (Calotes mystaceus) is on the menu. These venomous snakes are found slithering through t...
Where desert and sea meet © NASA/JSC This is Adair Bay, or Bahia Adair, where the Gulf of California meets the Gran Desierto de Altar in northwestern Mexico. Between the arid desert and the waters of the Sea of C...
Cosmic clouds © ESA/Hubble, NASA & STScI, C. Britt, T. Huard, A. Pagan Hubble snapped this dense cloud of cosmic dust and gas called CB 130-3, around 652 light years from Earth in the co...
‘Zombie’ viruses revived from Siberian permafrost GLOBAL EYE Showcasing the incredible world we live in GLOBAL EYE Showcasing the incredible world we live in There’s a frozen soup of viruses, bacteria and fungal spores lurkin...

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