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Fermilab in Batavia to host 'The Science of Speed: Why Driving Fast is Harder than it Looks'

Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 1:26 p.m. CST

BATAVIA – The Fermilab Lecture Series will present "The Science of Speed: Why Driving Fast is Harder than it Looks" at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at Ramsey Auditorium in Wilson Hall, the high-rise building on Fermilab's campus.

The main entrance is at Pine Street and Kirk Road in Batavia.

The speaker is Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, author of "The Physics of NASCAR" and the blog "Building Speed." She set out to learn if understanding the science of speed translates into being a good race car driver.

The cost is $7. Reserve tickets at 630-840-2787 or buy them at www.fnal.gov/culture

Tickets are not refundable. 

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