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Friday, November 2, 2012
10:00 am
Beckman Auditorium – Beckman Auditorium

Supersonic: Pushing the Speed Limit

What if we can "feel" sound rather than just hearing it? Should we surpass the speed of sound to do it? Perhaps we should first listen to the experts about the dangers associated with playing such a fun science game. We'll overtake sound with Discovery's documentary Supersonic: Pushing the Envelope

This stunning high-definition movie will serve as the springboard for a lively discussion about the science behind the beauty and wonder of nature.

Nisha Mohan, a graduate student in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science at Caltech, will introduce the film and guide the post-screening discussion.

Recommended for ages 8 and up.

This is a special one-hour school-day performance. For more field trip opportunities, or to make reservations, please call Mary Herrera at (626) 395-6059 or email at

Presented by: Caltech Committee on Institute Programs

For tickets and information, email, or call (626) 395-4652.
Ticket price: $5.
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