How It Works issue 48 free preview!


This month How It Works is packed with great articles, here are a few of our favourites:


Space planes – Discover the next-gen space vehicles set to take paying passengers into space.


Deadliest animals – Some use brute strength, others a lethal cocktail of venom and others still deploy clever traps. But which are the deadliest?


Diamond synchrotron – We visit the Diamond Light Source in Oxfordshire to find out what goes on behind the scenes at the UK’s largest particle accelerator.


Neutrinos – These tiny subatomic particles can pass straight through the Earth without hitting a single other atom, so how can scientists detect neutrinos?


Monster trucks – What unique engineering makes these vehicles able to perform stunts and crush anything foolish enough to get in their way?


Brachiosaurus – Follow in the massive footsteps of this giant dinosaur that roamed the landscape during the Late Jurassic.

How It Works issue 48 is on sale from 20 June 2013 and is available from WHSmiths, Barnes & Noble, supermarkets and all good newsagents.