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.
BBC Wildlife Magazine is a celebration of the natural world, featuring all the latest discoveries, news and views on wildlife, conservation and environmental issues. With strong broadcasting links, authoritative journalism and award-winning photography, BBC Wildlife Magazine is essential reading for anyone with a passion for wildlife who wants to understand, experience and enjoy nature more.
Divertida y perspicaz, este título es el ideal para acercarse al lector que busca temas controversiales. Con novedosas imágenes e interesantes reportajes sobre la repercusión de la ciencia y la tecnología en la vida cotidiana. Conozca Más atrae al lector ávido de conocimiento.
Topos is a must-have for successful landscape architects, planners, urban designers and architects all over the world.The monothematic issues provide a global overview of innovative projects, new developments and trends in the profession. Be part of the worldwide community of Topos readers!
Australian Sky & Telescope is a world-class magazine about the science and hobby of astronomy. Combining the formidable worldwide resources of its venerable parent magazine with the talents of the best science writers and photographers in Australia, Australian Sky & Telescope is a magazine produced specifically for the Southern Hemisphere’s astronomers.
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.
From the biggest and highest to the strongest and hottest, the extremes of life as we know it are revealed by The Big Book Of Top 10s.
This 116-page special edition from the makers of BBC Focus Magazine explores science, technology, space, the animal world, evolution and history to explain how our planet works.
Discover the sci-fi predictions that came true, which animals are the deadliest, the biggest scientific blunders, which inventors were killed by their own creations and so much more!
Sky at Night Magazine brings you The Apollo Story – your complete guide to the greatest journey in human history. The story begins with the disastrous fire that killed the crew of Apollo 1, continues through Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon, and ends as the cost of space exploration halted the programme at Apollo 17. Packed with all the facts, figures and stories from each and every Apollo mission, as well as rare photographs, this special edition tells the full story of this giant leap.
Since 1976 GEO stands for high-quality journalism: Excellent and in depth investigated reportages are combined with oustanding, Award-winning photography in order to provide an unforgettable reading experience. GEO reports comprehensively, vividly and emotionally on the great aims, revolutions and passions on Planet Earth.
Geo è un mensile che non propone solo luoghi da sogno ma anche cosa c’è dietro quei luoghi, dietro la loro attualità. Con uno stile che coniuga emozione e approfondimento, con dossier a tema, con servizi su popoli, geografia umana, natura, spedizioni, scienza, ambiente, spiritualità. Ma anche con storie italiane: per recuperare memorie e tradizioni, patrimonio naturalistico e antropologico.
A Scientific American Brasil tem seu conteudo inteiramente adaptado aos interesses dos leitores brasileiros. Seus artigos, editados em linguagem simples e atraente, contribuem para disseminar o conhecimento cientifico e a compreensão dos fenomenos da vida e do universo
Learn about what's inside some of the most important technological breakthroughs of the last 200 years. If you’ve ever wondered how to broadcast live sports events, what a 3D printer does, how TVs can get so slim, what’s in a nuclear reactor or even how the internet works, you’ll find all the answers you’re looking for right here. Featuring:Engineering - Incredible tech that's changed the world.Computing - The machines that make the world work.Gadgets - The coolest kit explained.Domestic - The technology behind everyday life.
Australian Geographic, Australia’s premier geographic journal, brings you the best of the country from those who know it best. Discover Australia’s rich cultural heritage, its beautiful landscapes, its unique and diverse plants and wildlife, and explore outback towns and the true-blue characters who call them home.
Phenomenal photography. In-depth features. And important issues. Canadian Wildlife celebrates the country’s outdoors, its unique wildlife and habitats, and explores the conservation issues affecting nature in Canada. Published 6 times per year.
In 1968, the Apollo 8 astronauts became the first humans to see the Earth as a whole. Ever since, spacecraft and satellites have been delivering new perspectives on our planet.
Today, Earth is constantly observed, and this special edition of BBC Focus Magazine – Earth From Space – presents the most beautiful, poignant and revealing images of your home as you’ve never seen it before.
GEO es la revista de los grandes reportajes que redescubre el mundo cada mes. Fórmula periodística de éxito internacional: fotografías espectaculares e impactantes con textos interesantes y entretenidos. Una mirada nueva, serena, y apasionada de la tierra y de sus gentes. La revista imprescindible para personas curiosas, viajeras y aventureras.
Have you ever wondered why we sneeze? How about how pearls are formed? If you want to know more about the world we live in, you’ve come to the right place. This book contains facts from six subject areas: the environment, technology, science, space, transport and history – and each section is packed with questions and answers that will feed even the hungriest of minds. Featuring:
Environment - Find out why the coast is eroding and how seahorses reproduce.
Technology - Learn about fracking and roller coasters.
Space - Discover who can lay claim to the moon and what’s inside our Sun.
Transport - See what makes planes fly and how it’s possible to drift.