Chapter 3. Racketeering Missiles

  1. Professor Brian H. Kaye

Published Online: 18 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527614837.ch03

Golf Balls, Boomerangs and Asteroids: The Impact of Missiles on Society

Golf Balls, Boomerangs and Asteroids: The Impact of Missiles on Society

How to Cite

Kaye, B. H. (1996) Racketeering Missiles, in Golf Balls, Boomerangs and Asteroids: The Impact of Missiles on Society, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527614837.ch03

Author Information

  1. Laurentian University, Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E2C6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527293223

Online ISBN: 9783527614837

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Keywords:

  • sport action machine;
  • badminton;
  • battered birds;
  • carbon feathers;
  • velocity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Love and Tennis

  • Tennis Balls — Flannel Wrap and Gas!

  • Vibrations, Sweet Spots, and Space Age Rackets

  • Serving the Ball

  • How do they Measure the Velocity of Those Speeding Balls?

  • Slow down you move too Fast

  • Carbon Feathers and Plastic Skirts for Battered Birds

  • Are you Being Served? (The Robot is here)