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Message from the Editor

Whether you've just started school or your student days are far behind you, How It Works is the magazine for everyone, no matter if you're aged eight or 80. If you're curious about science, technology, transport, history, space and the environment, How It Works will sate your appetite for knowledge about the world we live in and beyond.

Ben Biggs, Editor

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My grandson really looks forward to the delivery of How it Works magazine and has gained a lot of knowledge through reading each edition - M. Miles

Good magazine. Well worth subscribing - A. Bannerman

Great magazine. Thoroughly enjoy[ed] it and my granddaughter after me - M. Jones


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