Rise of the Machines

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Each hour-long episode of the new H2 series RISE OF THE MACHINES unlocks the secrets of the most surprising innovations and inventions that have made our biggest and most iconic machines possible
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Apr 15, 2014

Season 1
Episode 7

Stunning CGI animation to explodes open the fastest accelerating vehicle on the planet--the Top Fuel Dragster--to reveal the extraordinary technology it uses to propel it to speeds over 500km/hr. In Pomona, California, the world's fastest dragsters are battling it out in the final of the NHRA World Championships. Leading them all is the astonishing Al-Anabi Top Fuel dragster. But can its driver, Shawn Langdon, hold onto his advantage and win the championship? At critical moments, spectacular we will uncover the engineering breakthroughs and reveal the extraordinary lessons from history and nature that helped this lightning-fast vehicle evolve: What connects an ancient Chinese war machine with the dragster's extraordinary acceleration? How did a 20 million year-old flying squirrel inspire a high performance brake? And how does the structure of bamboo keep Shawn safe in a crash?
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Audio Language
English (Stereo)
Subtitles
English
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TV-PG
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