How It Works – Issue 94 2016
English | 100 pages | True PDF | 92 MB
If you’re curious about the world we live in, you’ve come to the right place! With sections on Environment, Technology, Science, Space, Transport and History, you are sure to satisfy your hunger for knowledge here. If you’ve ever questions how YouTube works, what would happen if two planets collided or what airless tyres are, this is the book for you.
Did you know that there are caves in Mexico with that host the world’s largest crystals and that the elements that make up our bodies were forged inside ancient stars? Find out the hows and whys for how vinyl records were made and why Oliver Cromwell melted the Crown Jewels.
As machines perform more and more functions than we ever imagined, they become ever more present in our lives. In this book, you’ll trace the history of the first robots and discover the best bots that you can own, right now. Gaze into the future of robotics and look a little closer to home at those designed to make your house intelligent. Discover how robots are helping us find new worlds, before meeting the megabots who fight for sport. Finally, you’ll learn how to make your very own robot, using a simple Raspberry Pi kit and some code.
Collecting the best of the year’s myth-busting How It Works content, this annual edition seeks to answer all of your most burning questions.
The history of human aviation spans over a hundred years, from the first manned flight of the Wright Flyer in 1903 to the futuristic spacecraft of today that shuttle astronauts and payloads to the International Space Station. Today’s aircraft are constantly evolving and being upgraded. In this new edition of How It Works Book of Aircraft we will bring to life a plethora of modern flying machines, from fighter jets to drones and engineless gliders to rocket ships.
The periodic table is the ultimate guide to the elements, organised by atomic number and electron configuration. In How It Works Book Of The Elements, take a more in-depth look at every known element and discover the history behind key discoveries. You will learn everything you need to know about the universe’s building blocks right here.
Space has fascinated mankind from the earliest days of civilization, and as we keep scratching the surface of the vast universe in which we live, our sense of awe and wonder continues to grow unabated.
From supersonic jets and rocket-powered planes to massive ocean liners and underwater cars, this book is packed with the most incredible machines to roam the planet.
Journey through the ages and celebrate history’s most intriguing customs, traditions and inventions with How It Works Book of Incredible History. Traverse time periods and time zones via our eclectic range of subjects: the ancient world, iconic buildings and landmarks, weapons and warfare, masterful inventions, influential visionaries and prehistoric predators. Packed with fascinating facts and informative illustrations, history will be brought to life before your eyes!
The Book of Incredible Earth takes you on an exciting journey through everything you need to know about the world we live in.
The future is now with the newly revised edition of the How It Works Book of Amazing Technology. Discover the gadgets that will transform your daily life, learn more about the technology behind our most popular lifestyle products, find out about the incredible engineering behind our structures and machinery, and dissect the biotech that keeps us alive and enhances our own biological functions.