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Quicksilver - Britain’s World Water Speed Record Challenge

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17:00 – 19:00 6 Nov 2013
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Conference Auditorium
University of Leeds
LS2 9JT

Speakers: Nigel Macknight

Reclaiming the water-speed record for Britain is the daunting but highlystimulating challenge Nigel Macknight set for himself and his team. The record has been held by Australia for 35 years and stands at 317.6 mph. This multi-media presentation outlines the progress made thus far and includes film-clips illustrating the record’s dramatic history.

The talk starts at 5:30pm on Wednesday 6 November 2013 in the Conference Auditorium at the University of Leeds, LS2 9JT. There will be coffee, tea, biscuits and bonfire toffee served from 5pm!

And the first fifty people who say the word “splat frog” to me Mike Ries on that evening, will get a free “splat frog”! What more could you want?

The location of the conference auditorium can be found here: http://www.meetinleeds.co.uk/conferenceauditorium.php

The talk is free so please just turn up! If you are going to bring a coach load of people then it would be helpful to let me know in advance m.e.ries@leeds.ac.uk

There will be free parking on the campus. If you have any questions about this event then please feel free to email me. m.e.ries@leeds.ac.uk

This talk is brought to you by the Yorkshire Branch of the Institute of Physics and is suitable for all ages.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: Institute of Physics Yorkshire Branch
Contact details: Dr. Mike Ries
Email: m.e.ries@leeds.ac.uk

http://www.meetinleeds.co.uk/conferenceauditorium.php


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17:00 – 19:00 6 Nov 2013
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