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Science of Speed

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19:00 – 21:00 12 Jul 2011
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City of Wolverhampton College, Wellington, Road Campus, Wellington Road, Bilston, WV14 6BT

Speakers: Bloodhound SSC & RAF

The evening features two talks, one from the Bloodhound SSC project who are attempting to break the land speed record, and another from the RAF on how missiles and their tracking systems work.
There will be displays connected to the talks, and an opportunity to view and learn about a range of sports cars and historic Black Country motorcycles.
The evening features two talks, one from the Bloodhound SSC project who are attempting to break the land speed record by building a car that that is capable of exceeding 1000mph. The other talk is from the RAF and will focus on ejector seats and missile technology including how missiles and their tracking systems work.

There will be displays connected to the talks, and an opportunity to view and learn about a range of sports cars and historic Black Country motorcycles.
18:30 Doors Open
19:00 Talk: Bloodhound SSC
19:45 Opportunity to view exhibits and talk to owners of motorcycles and cars
20:15 Talk: RAF Missiles Technology
There is no charge for this event but registration is required
Free Parking is available on the College site.
Event flyer: http://www.iop.org/activity/branches/midlands/midland/calendar/info/file_51357.pdf

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: Midland Branch
Contact details: David Bowdley
Email: scienceofspeed@usefulphysics.com
Tel: 07966 038555

http://usefulphysics.com/scienceofspeed


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City of Wolverhampton College, Wellington, Road Campus, Wellington Road, Bilston, WV14 6BT
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19:00 – 21:00 12 Jul 2011
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