Author: How It Works Team

Debunked: “VACCINES CAUSE AUTISM”

This dangerous myth all started when a fraudulent study led by Dr Andrew Wakefield was published in the highly respected medical journal The Lancet in 1998. He studied children diagnosed with autism after receiving...

What is the Perseid meteor shower?

Keep a look out for the annual meteor display that is hitting the sky. The Perseid meteor shower is one of amateur astronomy’s most awe-inspiring events. Every summer, from the middle of July to the end of...

Science secrets of Apollo 11

Incredible feats of ingenuity made the 1969 Moon landing possible – many that you probably never knew about Fifty years ago this July, Apollo 11 carried three astronauts – commander Neil Armstrong, Command Module...

How do sunglasses protect your eyes?

Reaching for our sunglasses on a bright, sunny day is second nature; we all know that spending time in the Sun puts us at risk of eye damage and no one enjoys a squinting-induced headache....