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PostPosted: Sun Nov 14, 2010 1:40 am    Post subject: Firing bits of grit at Cambridge University Reply with quote

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11742606

From an engineering point of view, that has got to be some mean feat! - the calculations and number crunching they have to do to ensure things are safe is incredible!

Another intro video here
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7685049.stm
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yeah the first one of over 700mph is crazy enough lol. over 1000 miles an hour...crazy. one slight slip and you can be shredded into a million pieces. i wouldnt want to be that driver, but i would at the same time; some rush!
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