April 11, 2007
APS Head of Media Relations
Public Lecture: NASCAR Science is Coming to Florida
College Park, MD — From the top racing shops to the asphalt at the Daytona International Speedway, physicist Diandra Leslie-Pelecky has been on a quest to uncover the science involved in stock car racing. Join her for a night of high speed fun and learn the science behind building for speed.
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