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.
The legend of the Vikings is one that is shrouded in mystery. In this book, we
uncover the truth about the Vikings, from their origins in Scandinavia to their expeditions across the seas. Known to be ruthless raiders and fearless fighters, discover how the Vikings expanded their empire and conquered new lands. Featuring:
Origins of the Vikings - Find out how the Vikings came to be, and where they set up home
Raiding & Trading - See how the Vikings made a name for themselves as fearless warrirors
End of the Viking age - Read about the Viking legacy, and what caused the Vikings to die out
Exhibits - A collection of rare artefacts, detailing the history of the Vikings
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
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!
The story of Prince William and Catherine Middleton is one that has captured the imagination of the world. In New Royal Family, we examine not just the immediate family that are paving the way for George’s eventual reign, but also the history of royal births and how tradition still plays a large part in the lives of the royal family. We chart the relationship between Catherine and William, from meeting at university to their marriage, watched by millions. We also take a look at the first year of Prince George’s life, from his christening steeped in tradition, to his first public engagements, and the new addition to the family, expected in April 2015. This is the story of a monarchy for the 21st Century, at the same time both incredibly historic, and excitingly modern. Featuring:
A Low Key Courtship - Discover the story of Catherine and William's first years as a couple.
Careers - How did the future Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spend their years before marriage?
The Wedding - Take a look behind the scenes of the most high-profile wedding of the 21st Century.
The Future of the Family - From George's first year, to another pregnancy, find out what the future holds for the Cambridge family.
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.
In this third volume of the How It Works Book of Amazing Technology, discover the secrets behind spy gadgets and the latest developments in artificial intelligence, as well as the science behind how tidal power can give power our cities, how mobile phones connect to a network, and how to safely blow up a building.
Gadgets and Future Tech
- Explore the most advanced gadgets and technology that will make sci-fi and James Bond movies a reality - and sooner than you'd think!
- Discover what goes on behind the technology that we use in our everyday lives, and the technology being developed to make our lives easier.
- Find out what role did technology has in building the amazing structures the define our cities and industries, and how we keep it all running.
- Learn all about the medical appliances that have brought the world of medicine and healthcare this far, and see how technology can tune into our biological functions.
Explore the wonders of the Solar System through magnificent photographs captured by space probes and the world’s most powerful telescopes. From the Sun right out to the Kuiper Belt, the planets, moons and asteroids that surround us have never looked so striking.
This special edition from the makers of BBC Sky at Night Magazine is the ultimate guide for seasoned astronomers and curious novices, taking you on a high-definition journey like no other.
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The Tudor period remains one of the most fascinating eras in English history. This special edition of BBC History Magazine examines the reign of each Tudor monarch, from Henry VII’s victory at the battle of Bosworth in 1485 right through to Elizabeth I‘s death in 1603, upon which the House of Stuart took the throne.
Over 116 full-colour pages, The Story Of The Tudors details and analyses these turbulent, often bloody times in great depth, with insight from many of the world’s greatest Tudor historians, including David Starkey, Alison Weir and Suzannah Lipscomb. It is an essential guide to understanding the impact that just one family made on English history.
A fascinating account of the underwater animal kingdom. From the ferocious great white to the stealthy killer whale, dive into more than 160 pages of fascinating content, paired with stunning imagery and amazing illustrations. Featuring:
Attack of the great white shark - Uncover the epic hunting tactics of one of the ocean's most-feared hunters and discover the truth behind a beast we've come to fear
Songs of the humpback - The secrets of this ocean giant's songs are revealed in an unmissable, heartwarming tale of family, love and migration
Mysteries of the deep - Meet the animals you never even knew existed, lurking at the pit of the ocean, armed with unbelievable defence mechanisms and survival skills
Bottlenose dolphins - Discover how these underwater favourites use their brilliant brain power to hunt, thrive and survive in the wild
This updated version is written by cycling expert Guy Andrews, this MagBook is the authoritative guide to maintaining, repairing and upgrading your bike, whatever your budget. Recommended by the Guardian Newspaper Bike Blog London Cyclist and the British Cycling Organisation, divided into 10 clear sections on maintaining road and mountain bikes, and covering maintenance essentials such as drivetrain, gears, tyres, brakes and suspension, this guide has it all! Moreover through featuring clear, step-by-step photographs demonstrating the maintenance techniques, the guides advice is accessible whatever your technical ability. Being fully indexed, locating the advice and tips you need is quick and simple - meaning you can spend more time on the road and less time in the garage. Guy Andrews is a former road and mountain bike racer, bike mechanic and magazine editor. He is currently editor of Rouleur magazine, a professional road cycling magazine.
Everything you need to know about science and the world we live in
Description: This second revised edition of the How It Works Book of Junior Science has been written to feed young minds with the most inspiring and amazing things about the world we live in. Jam-packed full of facts, trivia and easy-to-follow diagrams, this is a comprehensive guide to our planet, the animals we share it with, our own bodies and the way science affects our day-to-day lives.
Science in action
- From fireworks to football, discover how science is used in the world around us The human body
- Learn about what's inside your body
- Discover the science behind Earth's most exciting creations Amazing animals
- Meet some of the world's most interesting inhabitants
Take a look inside your body and discover how everything works. From your brain to your feet, this book will explain how your organs function, the role they have to play, and how your body heals itself. Packed with amazing illustrations, whether you want to know what the pancreas does, why we need hormones or how we're able to taste different flavours, this is the ideal educational resource.50 amazing body facts - Explaining what makes our bodies so fascinating. Human anatomy - Discover how our hearts beat, our brains think and our eyes see, and everything in between.
The body at work -Find out how our bodies work, from genetics and the sensory system to hormones and blood circulation.
Curious questions - Uncover amazing facts that explain some of life’s biggest questions, such as why noses run and what happens as we age.
Stunning illustrations - Explore the body like never before through high-quality anatomical illustrations and detailed photography.
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 World of Animals Book of Predators is the story of the most fascinating predators on Earth. Learn how a cheetah stalks and takes down its prey; discover the deadly pack-hunting behaviour of the killer whale; and find out how the orb-weaver spider paralyses and devours its quarry. Featuring:
All about the African lion
- Learn the secrets of one of Africa’s most notorious predators
- The prehistoric creatures still walking the Earth
Inside the mind of a killer whale
- Discover the hunting habits of the fearsome orca
Birds of prey
- The most lethal aerial assassins
Inside History is for people passionate about Australian and New Zealand genealogy, history and heritage. Published bi-monthly, Inside History provides insightful, interesting and practical features to its readers. Its 76 pages are packed with advice, articles and expert tips on genealogy, and stories on our varied history.
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.