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.
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
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
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 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.
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
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.
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!
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.
Whether they're trucks, cars, boats, planes or the huge haulers that carry goods around the world every day, machines are fascinating. Here, you'll find out all about these amazing machines, and find answers to questions like 'how big is the world's tallest monster truck?' You'll find out all about the incredible technology that has helped humans to venture into space, as well as out-there inventions like drones and jet packs. Get ready for a ride through some of the world's most mega machines! Featuring:
Incredible cars and bikes - From the greatest cars on earth to the smallest motorbike
Mega giants - Be amazed by these massive machines
World's fastest vehicles - Blink and you'll miss these speedy numbers
Extreme engineering - Marvels of scientific innovation that have changed their industries
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
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.
Big picture leadership, fine-tuned. A cross-discipline approach to the art and science of leadership, with research, opinion and practical advice from the world’s foremost business thinkers and practitioners.
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.