Rollercoaster

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Physics
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Rollercoaster

Wooden coasters rose from coast to coast. At least 1200 roller coasters were in service by the late 1920's.

Todays roller coaster designers are in a constant race to build the tallest, fastest rides possible.

Roller Coaster

The twists and turns in the invention of the coaster

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History

Walt Disney opened his famous Disneyland Theme park where the first coaster made out of steal was created.

Inspired by the railroad, La Marcus Thompson created the first roller coaster at Coney Island in NYC.Son, Fred Thompson, started the first amusment park soon after.

The basic technology behind the roller coaster dates back to the 1400's, when the Russians past the long winters hurtling down ice slides on blocks of ice padded with straw.

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