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.
For ten weeks during the Autumn of 1888, London’s East End was gripped by the terror of history’s most notorious serial killer. Despite public outcry, the culprit was never caught, and the mystery of Jack the Ripper continues to fascinate amateur sleuths and crime enthusiasts well over a century later. In this book, you will find a comprehensive collection of the evidence and facts that exist, as well as police reports and the many theories about who the Ripper really was. Everything you need to make your mind up is here, about who the killer was, why he chose his victims and why the police never found him. Prepare yourself for a grim look at the streets of London in their darkest days. Featuring:
The scenes - Take a walk through the gloomy alleyways of 19th Century East End London with high-quality illustrations
The victims - Get insight into the lives of the women Jack the Ripper chose as his victims
The suspects - Make your own mind up about whether any of the prime suspects were, in fact, the Ripper
The theories - Delve into the many theories that have emerged around the case
Amazing facts and stunning illustrations help you discover the human anatomy, how our bodies work and uncovers all of the answers to your curious questions. From how you hear, to how your digestions works, through how your bones repair fractures and on to how we express emotions, this updated edition explores the body like never before.
50 amazing body facts - Explaining what makes our bodies so fascinating
Human anatomy - Guides to all your essential organs, from brain and heart to liver and lungs
The body at work - An in-depth look at what makes our bodies tick
Curious questions - Answers to the mysteries surrounding your body, including what powers our cells and how eye drops work
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 weather is a topic of discussion every day, but how much do we really know about the extremes that affect our planet? Find out in the How It Works Book of Extreme Weather with an exclusive interview with weather forecaster Michael Fish. Featuring:
Storm Chaser - Interview with storm chaser Warren Faidley
Predicting the weather - An interview with British weatherman Michael Fish
Surviving Extreme Earth - What does it take to survive our harsh climates
Controlling the weather - Explore the science and technology behind controlling the weather
How It Works is the science and technology magazine that feeds eager minds and inspires a sense of awe and wonder in the world around us. The first copies of the How it Works Annual sold out in record time, but we have now reprinted this popular bookazine so it is available to buy once again. Find the solution to hundreds of life’s little mysteries with the How It Works Annual, a beautiful compilation of the finest articles from your favourite new science magazine. Packed with a combination of in-depth features and bite-sized articles, volume one of the Annual brings you the highlights from a year of How It Works, including articles from the highly sought-after early editions.
The history of Britain is a rich and colourful one, taking in plagues, fires, triumph, deceit, murder, glory, exploration and discovery.
BBC History Magazine brings the story of Britain to life. From the first humans, through the mysteries of Stonehenge, invasion by the Vikings, 1066 and the Normans to Tudor Kings & Queens, the Industrial Revolution, the World at War and so much more! This special edition is an insightful and educational look at 5,000 years of British history.
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.
With dozens of amazing science experiments that can be easily tried at home, the How It Works Book of Science Experiments is the perfect companion for every young scientist in the making. The book is packed with explosive activities and incredible projects – from making mega bubbles to building a matchbox microphone – and features a foreword by the brilliant Robert Winston. Featuring:
The Material World - An investigation into the world of chemistry, and the exciting study of matter
Electricity and Magnetism - Discover the electrifying science behind lightning, magnetism and more
The Natural World - Investigate the incredible world around us with a range of awesome experiments focused on nature
Home Experiments - Put your scientific know-how to the test with these fantastic experiments from the How It Works team.
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
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.
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.
With the cutting edge technology being developed daily by the world’s space agencies, we’re starting to understand space in unprecedented detail. This new revised edition of the How It Works Book of Space has been brought right up to date with the latest discoveries, the latest missions and some absolutely stunning space photography from the most advanced telescopes on the planet. Taking you from the heart of our solar system through to the edge of the Oort Cloud, and then beyond into deep space itself, this book explains solar storms and supernovas, moonbows and black holes – even a sombrero shaped galaxy. Get ready for lift off.
- Find out all there is to know about our own solar system, from planet Earth to deadly asteroids
- Discover the advances made by mankind's desire to understand space
- The secrets behind the big bang, the birth of a star, black holes and much more
- The art of stargazing and its apparatus explained
Once upon a time, a man named Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the Moon claiming it to be “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Join us as we take you further than ever imagined across our Solar System and into deep space. Featuring:
Explore the Galaxies - Learn about what it takes to get up into space
Discover the Solar System - Journey from the Sun at the centre to the very edges of our Solar System
Sights of the Universe - Space Junk, mega storms, stars and so much more to see on your tour
Into Deep Space - Watch galaxies collide, stars turn supernova and much more in the deepest depths of the galaxy
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 year’s worth of How it Works magazine has been condensed down into this wonderful bookazine covering space, technology, science and much more. Learn how the world around you works and expand your knowledge with these fully illustrative guides.
Technology - Find out how all the hottest gadgets work.
Science - From diets to atomic clocks, see how the world works.
Space - Learn what lies beyond our planet and how we're exploring it.
Environment - An in-depth look at the natural world around us.
If you’re curious about the world we live in, then you’ve come to the right place. If you’ve ever wondered how holograms are made, how the Mary Rose was raised from the depths of the sea or what powers spacecraft, you’ll find all the answers you’re looking for right here.
Science - Chemistry, Biology and Physics facts.
Space - Find out facts and figures that are truly out of this world.
Environment - Questions and answers from across the natural world.
History - Learn about how battles of the past were fought.
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.
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