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Torpedoes, missiles, and cannons : physics goes to war

Author: Tim Ripley
Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2018] ©2018
Series: STEM on the battlefield.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From arrows to missiles, understanding physics has been key to the history of warfare. Through interesting text and high-impact graphics, readers will come to understand practical applications of science and the important people and concepts that have contributed to history"--
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ripley, Tim.
Torpedoes, missiles, and cannons.
Minneapolis, MN : Lerner Publications, [2018]
(DLC) 2017004773
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Ripley
ISBN: 9781512439267 1512439266
OCLC Number: 971020564
Target Audience: 9-12.; 4-6.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Physics at war --
Bows, crossbows, and catapults --
Archimedes' claw --
The first artillery --
Guns and gun barrels --
The first rockets --
Armor-piercing shells --
The first torpedoes --
The machine gun --
Depth charges --
Rocket launchers --
Flying bombs and missiles --
Lasers --
Atomic bomb --
Nuclear deterrence --
Timeline.
Series Title: STEM on the battlefield.
Other Titles: Physics goes to war
Responsibility: Tim Ripley.

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"From arrows to missiles, understanding physics has been key to the history of warfare. Through interesting text and high-impact graphics, readers will come to understand practical applications of science and the important people and concepts that have contributed to history"--

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