How It Works issue 38 free preview!

This month How It Works delivers a bounty of awesome articles and fantastic features including:

Supersized sealife – Take a dip into our vast oceans to learn about the sea monsters lurking beneath the surface.

Mega drills – We explore the mammoth drilling machines mining huge tunnels through earth and rock alike.

How gravity works – What is behind this powerful force that creates galaxies and keeps our feet firmly on the ground?

Birth of the Solar System – If you want to learn about how the planets and other celestial bodies were created, this feature reveals all.

Muscle cars – Though once the brawny road hogs of US street race culture, today’s muscle cars have brains too.

Velociraptors – A Hollywood villain and a remarkable predator, find out how this fearsome dino once lived.

How It Works issue 38 is on sale from 6 September 2012 and is available from WHSmiths, Barnes & Noble, supermarkets and all good newsagents.