How It Works

First issue on sale now!

October 29 is already a day of some significance in history. Sir Walter Raleigh was beheaded for treason, Muhammad Ali won his first fight, the Suez Crisis started all on this very day. Now the day can take on added significance as 29 October sees the launch of How It Works, the new magazine that feeds minds.


It’s a new, accessible, entertaining science and technology magazine that delivers absorbing articles packed with fact and opinion to fuel the imagination.

Loaded with fully illustrated guides and expert knowledge and with sections dedicated to science, technology, transportation, space, history and the environment, no subject is too big or small for How It Works to explain. How do sharks hunt? What’s a black hole? What’s inside a nuclear submarine? How was the London Underground built? How do iPhones work? Every month How It Works answers hundreds of fascinating questions likes these; educating and enlightening knowledge-hungry readers around the world.

The launch issue, pictured above features such awe-inspiring subjects as; a look inside the Eurofighter Typhoon, the causes of extreme weather like tornados, tsunamis and hurricanes, the Bugatti Veyron, vision and sight, nuclear subs and the Large Hadron Collider. The magazine is complemented by a constantly updated website located at

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Be sure to get your copy today at all good supermarkets, WH Smiths, Borders and Barnes and Noble. Alternatively, buy direct on line at

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  • Say What You See

    ‘Nuclear Sun’

    The ‘nuclear’ is bit redundant, that’s kind of how stars get so hot. Unless you’ve discovered a new kind of star. Coal Sun? Hamster Powered Sun?

  • True but “Sun” makes for a pretty uninteresting coverline…

  • cjayp33

    Saw this, while browsing in WH Smiths, flicked through it, thought it looked good and bought it. I have yet to read it, but i am liking what i see, especially the guides, more then the questions, and it has laods ofd different sections, that cover everything which is great.

  • Gordon Richards

    Saw this new magazine at my local newsagents and was intrigued by the title, at 72 years of age I am still interested in the world we live in.
    Love the magazine that much have taken out subscription.
    Keep up the good work

  • Deepak

    Accidently got hold of the magazine while searching for a Computer Mag . I must say this is one very informative magazine.
    Its has various section cover all aspect such as history , aviation , etc… Loved it ..
    Keep up the good work