If you've ever wondered how the universe and everything in it came to exist, and want to know more about what lies beyond our Solar System, this book is for you. Join us on a journey spanning the entirety of the universe, where you'll find out about some of the most mysterious entities out there, and read about the experts who are changing the way we understand our own history and creation.
In the beginning- Discover what we know about the way all life began in our universe
Secrets of the universe - Get to grips with the universe's hidden treasures
Cosmic components - The pieces that make up our universe
Expert insights - We speak to some of the most prominent astronomy experts about the latest discoveries
New Scientist covers the latest developments in science and technology that will impact your world.
New Scientist employs and commissions the best writers in their fields from all over the world. Our editorial team provide cutting-edge news, award-winning features and reports, written in concise and clear language that puts discoveries and advances in the context of everyday life today and in the future.
Games World of Puzzles is loaded with all kinds of puzzles by top constructors as well as fascinating articles, game reviews, upcoming events, a contest in every issue, and much more. It’s the perfect magazine for all puzzle fans and gamers!
All About History is the stunningly realised new magazine from the makers of How It Works and All About Space. Featuring beautiful illustrations, photos and graphics depicting everything from ancient civilisations to the Cold War, All About History is accessible and entertaining to all and makes history fun for the whole family.
Brain World explores cutting-edge revelations about the brain and how they affect human health, culture, education, global issues, and more. Brain World introduces the latest advances in neuroscience, consciousness, cognitive health, and emotional well-being. Each issue features leading neuroscientists, academics, authors and ground-breaking researchers.
Welcome to How It Works Illustrated. Packed with fascinating stories about the world around us, each 132 page issue is dedicated to explaining everything readers want to know about one mind blowing topic. As well as amazing stories and features, How It Works Illustrated also offers brain-busting puzzles, challenges and quizzes to stimulate your mind and truly bring learning to life.
From supersonic jets and rocket-powered planes to massive ocean liners and underwater cars, this book is packed with the most incredible machines on the planet. Learn about the amazing engineering behind some of the world’s fastest vehicles, discover how a new generation of airliners are changing the way we travel, and what the trains and planes of the future will look like. Learn how modern combat has been revolutionised by some truly astonishing vehicles, and get a detailed look at some of the iconic tanks, ships and planes that have cemented their place in the history books. Featuring:
The world's fastest vehicles - See what's powering some of the speediest machines on Earth
Land and sea machines - From F1 cars and the Bugatti Veyron to submarines and deep sea explorers
In the air - Travel in style with these incredible giants of the sky
Historic icons - Including the Mary Rose, Spitfire and Model T Ford, find out how these vehicles changed the world
In the fifth volume of the How It Works Annual you can feed your mind with fascinating facts about the world around you and find answers to questions you never knew you had. Investigate the universe through six exciting topics: technology, transport, the environment, science, history and space. Ever wondered how a bird takes down its prey? Or how mega telescopes work? You'll find the answers inside. Get ready to fill your brain to the brim with facts, stats and wonder.
Technology - Learn about the impressive technology that powers everything from tiny cochlear implants to complex robotic surgery.
Science - From the difference between the left and right brain to the physics of football, find out how science affects the way we live our lives.
Space - Take a virtual trip into outer space and be awed at the fascinating wonders that occur beyond the Earth’s atmosphere.
History - Explore the past in vivid detail and learn about everything from life in the trenches to prehistoric mega-mammals.
ThinkSales magazine caters exclusively to the needs of sales management leaders. The editorial objective of ThinkSales magazine is to empower, motivate and inspire sales leaders with strategic knowledge, tactical skills, management insights and exposure to international sales and management thought-leadership and best practice necessary to lead sales organisations to achieve higher and sustainable sales results.
In-depth articles, columns and assessment tools from award-winning writers and researchers in the addiction treatment field for psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, criminal justice personnel, nurses, clinical supervisors, social workers, and mental health counselors. Readers can also earn continuing education credits by completing the quizzes included in each issue.
A journey into nature like no other, World Of Animals allows its audience to learn the secrets to Earth’s weird and wonderful wildlife, offering a rich and wholesome educational experience. With spectacular photos, stunning diagrams and captivating features, World Of Animals provides a rare opportunity for people of all ages to enjoy their favourite creatures in a whole new way. It’s a brand that connects with audiences across the world and across media as a celebration of one of the most enduring and beloved topics.
In this first volume of The Book of War, we take an in-depth look at some of the battles and crusades that shaped the world between 1847-1938. From the Crimean War and the American Civil War through to the First World War and Spanish Civil War, see how the art of war developed and evolved. Structured to give you newspaper-style recordings of the key events year-by-year, read the unbiased reports and discover more about the individuals who played a major role in influencing the outcome of battles. Packed with incredible illustrations and images, The Book of War is a comprehensive guide to the changing face of conflict.
- Written in the style of newspaper reports, to give you all the key facts
Every major battle covered
- From the conquest of Mexico City in 1847, to the Spanish Civil War
The main players
- Obituaries of the men and women who shaped the war
- Stunning photographs and illustrations, depicting the brutality of war
Philosophy Now is a magazine for everyone interested in ideas. It isn't afraid to tackle all the major questions of life, the universe and everything. It tries to corrupt innocent citizens by convincing them that philosophy can be exciting, worthwhile and comprehensible, and also to provide some light and enjoyable reading matter for those already ensnared by the muse, such as philosophy students and academics. It contains articles on all aspects of philosophy, plus book reviews, film reviews, news, cartoons, and the occasional short story.
This special edition is filled to bursting point with the best anatomy advice around. Every page is packed with easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance on how to create better human and creature figure - all gleaned from previous editions of the well-respected ImagineFX magazine - and written and illustrated by professional artists. Essentially, it’s years of art college training, distilled into one magazine.
Featuring the latest in thought leadership from industry professionals and top academics, Rotman Management is a 'kick in the cortex'. The magazine, published by the Rotman School of Management, offers new ways to think about complex problems and enables readers to shape their organizations-and the world-for the better.
Doctor Who Adventures is the ultimate magazine for those that are crazy about monsters, aliens and that top Time Lord, the Doctor! Each fortnightly issue is bursting with beasts, brain-teasers and big Who news. If you can’t get enough of the Doctor’s adventures, then subscribe to this awesome magazine to ensure you never miss an issue. Geronimo!
Featuring – among many others – brilliant mathematicians Archimedes of Syracuse and Charles Babbage, celebrated scientists Michael Faraday and Alfred Nobel, and photography pioneers Nicephore Niépce and George Eastman, the How It Works Book Of Great Inventors & Their Creations is the ultimate guide to learning how these geniuses worked and what incredible inventions earned them their rightful place in history.
Feature - 10 inventions that changed the world.
Inventors - Discover how the world's greatest inventors created their innovations.
Inventions - Explore archaic apparatus, examine medical breakthroughs, and understand how technological systems evolved.
Historical artefacts - Read selected pages from inventors' books, and analyse technical drawings, diagrams, study notes, letters and diary entries.
The How It Works Book Of The Elements covers all known elements on the planet in the order in which they appear in the periodic table. From lanthanoids to actinoids, alkali metals to transition metals, halogens to noble gases – you can find all you need to know about the universe’s building blocks right here. Featuring:
An introduction to the elements - Electrons. atoms, compounds and much more explained
Elements – a history - Key discoveries and people from the past 400 years
All elements covered - All 118 discovered elements appear.
Element information - Atomic numbers, oxidation states, electron configurations and more for each element.
Discover the rise of the Roman Empire from its mythical beginning and mighty battles, the victorious conquests and ruthless rulers, including Julius Caesar and Emperor Augustus, to the empire's inevitable decline and fall. Find out about what life was like in Rome for the rich and poor, the various crimes and punishments, and the vital role of slavery in Rome's economy. The legacy of this vast empire remains with us today, reinforcing the glory of the rule of ancient Rome. Featuring:
An emerging empire - From its mythical beginning, find out how Rome rose to Kingdom, Republic and then Empire.
Life in ancient Rome - From the Senate to the streets, from luxurious baths to exploited slaves, discover what life was like for the rich and poor.
Rulers of Rome - Learn about the many rulers and important players of Rome: merciless Caesar, Mark Antony, Pompey the Great and divine Augustus.
The mighty battles - The power and legacy of Rome's army remains today, from Egypt to England.