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Copters, Choppers and the Phrog: The Science of Vertical Flight
May 11, 2016 @ 1:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDTFree
The idea of vertical flight has been around for a long time. As early as 400 BC Chinese kids were playing with bamboo flying toys. In the 1480s Leonardo da Vinci made the first recorded advancement in vertical flight when he sketched his aerial screw. We have come a long way since then! This episode of STEM in 30 will explore helicopters: their design, how they work, and the functions they play in our society.