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.
If you've ever wondered how the universe and everything in it came to exist, and want to know more about what lies beyond our Solar System, this book is for you. Join us on a journey spanning the entirety of the universe, where you'll find out about some of the most mysterious entities out there, and read about the experts who are changing the way we understand our own history and creation.
In the beginning- Discover what we know about the way all life began in our universe
Secrets of the universe - Get to grips with the universe's hidden treasures
Cosmic components - The pieces that make up our universe
Expert insights - We speak to some of the most prominent astronomy experts about the latest discoveries
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!
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.
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.
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 How It Works Annual Vol. 3 contains fascinating facts about the world we live and is divided into six all-encompassing subject areas: the environment, science, technology, space, transport and history. Prepare to be amazed with detailed cutaway images, breathtaking photos and informative articles. Featuring:
The environment - All you want to know, from Earth's incredible features to its species and creatures.
Technology - Discover how everyday objects and gadgets function.
Space - Get to grips with the wider universe.
History - Look back at historical events, as well as buildings, devices and more.
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 this first volume of The Book of War, we take an in-depth look at some of the battles and crusades that shaped the world between 1847-1938. From the Crimean War and the American Civil War through to the First World War and Spanish Civil War, see how the art of war developed and evolved. Structured to give you newspaper-style recordings of the key events year-by-year, read the unbiased reports and discover more about the individuals who played a major role in influencing the outcome of battles. Packed with incredible illustrations and images, The Book of War is a comprehensive guide to the changing face of conflict.
- Written in the style of newspaper reports, to give you all the key facts
Every major battle covered
- From the conquest of Mexico City in 1847, to the Spanish Civil War
The main players
- Obituaries of the men and women who shaped the war
- Stunning photographs and illustrations, depicting the brutality of war
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
ThinkSales magazine caters exclusively to the needs of sales management leaders. The editorial objective of ThinkSales magazine is to empower, motivate and inspire sales leaders with strategic knowledge, tactical skills, management insights and exposure to international sales and management thought-leadership and best practice necessary to lead sales organisations to achieve higher and sustainable sales results.
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.
William Shakespeare has undeniably left behind him a legacy of plays and poems that have not only been enjoyed by millions, but shaped the English language into what we know today. This book delves into the works of this legendary playwright, from his histories, comedies and tragedies to his thought-provoking sonnets. Featuring:
His life - From birth to death, learn about his life in Stratford and London
His loves - Explore his love of his wife and children and the questions that spur form his sonnets
His works - The histories, the tragedies and the comedies and his late plays are discussed
His legacy - What has Shakespeare done for us? Find out inside.
The All About History Book Of The First World War explores the battles, spotlights the soldiers, and considers significant figures as well as the people back home, examining what relationships were like between all involved. The words and imagery are accompanied by historical artefacts that, combined, truly paint a picture of what life was like during the First World War. Featuring:
The First Battle of Ypres - Learn about the battles and offensives on all fronts, at land and at sea.
The Role of Women in War - Discover what life was life back home in terms of people and literary influences.
Trench Life - Find out what life was like for the soldiers of the First World War.
The Exhibits - Read letters, diary entries, official repots and more.
Packed with fascinating facts, and covering over 200 million years of history, this book is the perfect guide to the world around us. From the dinosaurs to the Romans and the Battle of Hastings to the Battle of Britain, you'll discover the key moments that shaped the world into what it is today. Whether you want to see how the Taj Mahal was built, how the Titanic sunk, or take a look inside a Spitfire, this is the perfect book to educate and entertain:
Ancient History - Learn about the Romans and Egyptians
Prehistoric - Take a look at some of the dinosaurs that roamed the Earth
Buildings, Places & Landmarks - From Venice and Petra to the Eiffel Tower and Mount Rushmore
Weapons & War - The weapons and events that changed the face of warfare
Industry & Invention - Discover the stories behind some of the world's greatest inventions
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.
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.
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.