How It Works Issue 111

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Published 19th April

From F1 racers and superfast hypercars to the rocket-powered record contender, this month we take a look at some of the fastest things on four wheels. Also inside you'll discover how to build the ultimate rocket, what life was like in a Roman legion, and how the genetic revolution is unravelling the secrets of our DNA.

Also inside:
  • How jump-starting a car works
  • Airplane altimeters
  • How to train for a marathon
  • Déjà vu
  • Adsorption vs absorption
  • Heroes of: Joseph Lister
  • Bulletproof glass
  • Dubai's robocop
  • Inside the Nintendo Classic Mini NES
  • Stars born from chaos
  • Ghost galaxy
  • RemoveDebris mission
  • The problem with palm oil
  • What is a monsoon?
  • Gemstone geology
  • Giant lilies
  • Earth's mystery noises
  • Lifecycle of a kangaroo
  • The Alhambra of Granada
  • Daylight Saving Time
  • The NATO alphabet
  • Global Eye news
  • 10 things we learned this month
  • Brain dump
  • Book reviews
  • Brain gym
  • How to: make a CD racer and build a marble run
  • Letters
  • Fast facts

PLUS a pull-out poster of Tutankhamun's tomb