Delve deep into the mysteries of the universe and let this book take you on a journey from the start of the universe at the Big Bang to furthest reaches of the universe observable to man. Somewhere between theory and mystery, learn about all the near-magical bodies of the universe, covering supermassive black holes, neutron stars, hypernovas, wormholes and nebulas.
In the beginning - Learn more about how the universe came to be, and what we can learn from the theories behind the Big Bang Theory
Secrets of the universe - Marvel at the most beautiful and mysterious sights in the universe
Space science - Meet the scientists that mean to answer some of the universe's greatest questions, and learn more about the theories behind the cosmic components that make up space
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.
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.
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.
From the conquering legions of Ancient Rome to the thunderous tank battles of World War II and beyond, History of War takes you deeper inside the minds of history’s fighting men, further under the bonnets of some of the world’s most devastating war machines, and higher above the battlefield to see the broad sweep of conflict as it happened.
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!
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.
The world we live in today has been shaped by the events of the past. From crucial battles to ingenious inventions, there are specific moments in time we can look back on and wonder how different the world would be today if they hadn't occurred. This book takes an in-depth look at some of those events, from the Black Death and the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the Cuban MIssile Crisis and 9/11, discover how these monumental events changed the course of history. Featuring:
50 events that changed the world - The key moments in history that shaped the world we live in today
Assassinations that shook the world - From Lincoln and Archduke Franz Ferdinand to JFK and Bin Laden
Disasters that defined a generation - Examine the causes and effects of events such as 9/11, Chernobyl and the Wall Street Crash
Iconic events and inspirational moments - Learn how man walked on the moon, and one man’s dream united a nation
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.
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.
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.
From ancient civilisations to medieval times, volume one of History Year by Year gives you an in-depth insight into the events that shaped the world. From the origins of humanity throughout to the colonisation of the planet and the rise of the Roman Empire, this is a fascinating read for all history enthusiasts. Featuring:
The origins of humanity - Discover how humans evolved and learnt the skills needed to colonise the world
Ancient civilisations - As communities flourished, find out how the likes of Ancient Egypt started taking shape
The Classical Age - From Greece and Rome to Persia and China, track the developments in science, art and politics
Trade & Invention - See how trade and travel unified the Old World,while the New World emerged
Discover incredible facts about every king and queen of Britain from 1066 to the present day, and uncover the truth behind royal scandals, conflicts and triumphs. From the bloody battles of Hastings, Bosworth and Agincourt, to the treacherous political courts of the Tudors and Stuarts, trace the turbulent history of Britain’s royal bloodline from its beginnings right up to the present day, with the current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. Featuring:
The birth of the British monarchy - Discover how the union of England and Scotland shaped the modern monarchy
Key historic events - From the Battle of Hastings to the Gunpowder Plot, find out about landmark events
Every king and queen since 1066 - In-depth guides, from William the Conqueror, through to Elizabeth II
Inspiring leaders - Learn about history's best leaders, including Henry VII and Elizabeth I
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
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.
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.
This bookazine tells the full story of the Titanic from the planning stages to the disaster itself, and is the perfect companion for anyone interested in the ship and its history. Here you will find the truth behind a tale that has become legendary, from the blueprints and dimensions from which the ship was born, to the treacherous conditions that would prove its end. You'll gain insights into the lives of those on board, the aftermath and quest for justice, and the more recent expeditions to inspect and preserve the wreckage of the ship itself. Featuring:
Building the Titanic - The blueprints, dimensions and construction of the greatest ship of its time
The Voyage - Learn what life was like on the ship before its fateful end
The Collision - How the ship came to collide with the iceberg that would create its demise
Exhibits - Take a look at rare memorabilia from the time and the ship itself, including tickets and letters
Rotman Management Leader’s Digest is a compilation of best-selling articles on a timely management topic. Available in digital format only, the first volume in the series is all about ‘Thriving’. A thriving workforce is one in which employees and their leaders are not just satisfied and productive: they are engaged in creating the future - both the organization's and their own. This special digital compilation issue from Rotman Management gives you timeless ideas from our archives that will enable you, your employees, and your organization to thrive. Articles include "Thriving at Work: Why It's Important and How to Enable More of It" by Gretchen Spreitzer, Christine Porath, and Cristina Gibson; "Coaching High Performance: Lessons from Veterans in Two Arenas" by Roger Martin, Bob Brett, and Jennifer Riel; "Thriving in Ambiguity: Lessons from Exploratory Organizations" by Lauren Pollak and Katherine Wakid; "Give Me a Break: The Role of Work Breaks in the Quest for Optimal Productivity" by John Trougakos,"Team Alchemy: What Happens in the Spaces Between People" by Chelsea Vandiver; "Developing Leaders for a World of Uncertainty" by Andrew Day and Kevin Power; and more.
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