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Speed (Science Museum) by Philip Wilkinson
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Speed (Science Museum)

by Philip Wilkinson

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Table of Contents
* Sailing at speed
* Steaming ahead
* Built to race
* Jet propelled
* Through the sound barrier
* Power on water
* Fast bikes
* Record-breakers
* Glossary
* Index

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From the days of sailing boats and steam trains to the supersonic aircraft and Formula One racecars of today, the search for speed has been a story of great daring and danger. Speed explores a world in which people have devoted their lives to building the fastest machines on land, at sea, and in the air.… (more)

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