Their Arrows Will Darken the Sun: The Evolution and Science of Ballistics

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The science of ballistics has a long history and starts with one question: How does a projectile move through the air? Even before physicists worked that one out, military engineers had been tinkering with ballistic devices for centuries. The trebuchet of the Middle Ages has given way to rocket power, and the science of ballistics has evolved to match the technology. Mark Denny's survey covers this dynamic subject from prehistory to the weapons of tomorrow. Taking the bang-whiz-thud approach, Denny first talks about ...

Their Arrows Will Darken the Sun: The Evolution and Science of Ballistics 2011, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801898570

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Their Arrows Will Darken the Sun: The Evolution and Science of Ballistics 2011, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801898563

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