Christmas sale: Read a free issue of How It Works magazine, plus save up to 52% on a subscription!

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Ever wondered what would happen if you fell down a black hole or how to build a supercar? Our sister publication How It Works is the action-packed magazine that’s bursting with the answers to your curious questions. Below, you can read an issue for free: just scroll down, enlarge to full screen and enjoy!

Every issue is jam-packed with the most exciting advances in science and technology and features everything you need to know about how the world around you — and the universe — works. 

Written and presented in a style that makes even the most complex subjects interesting and easy to understand, How It Works is enjoyed by readers of every age. 

Each issue also includes, the latest science news, gadget wish list, book reviews, competitions, puzzles and a fun science DIY projects for the whole family to enjoy.  

Right now you can grab fantastic savings on subscriptions to How It Works, starting with our Christmas Sale!


Christmas Sale: Save up to 52% on a How It Works subscription

Christmas Sale: Save up to 52% on a How It Works subscription

How It Works has a special formula for making learning fun by answering questions on science, space, history, technology, transport and the environment with engaging articles, in-depth special features, global science news, and topical interviews. 

Jeanna Bryner
Live Science Editor-in-Chief

Jeanna served as editor-in-chief of Live Science. Previously, she was an assistant editor at Scholastic's Science World magazine. Jeanna has an English degree from Salisbury University, a master's degree in biogeochemistry and environmental sciences from the University of Maryland, and a graduate science journalism degree from New York University. She has worked as a biologist in Florida, where she monitored wetlands and did field surveys for endangered species. She also received an ocean sciences journalism fellowship from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.