YPS

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YPSYork Publishing Services (UK)
YPSYoung People's Service (Lancashire County Council; UK)
YPSYellow Prussiate of Soda
YPSYoung Professionals Scheme (Romania)
YPSYonkers Public Schools
YPSYards Per Second
YPSYoung Parent Support (various organizations)
YPSYarrambat Primary School (Australia)
YPSYadavindra Public School (Patiala, India)
YPSYellow Page Service
YPSYadavindra Public School (India)
YPSYishun Primary School (Singapore)
YPSYellow Pages Superhighway
YPSYumin Primary School (Singapore)
YPSYuhua Primary School (Singapore)
YPSYangzheng Primary School (Singapore)
YPSYellow Phone System
YPSYoung People's Health and Wellbeing Study (University of Melbourne; Australia)
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References in classic literature ?
"I have looked at the question in all its bearings, I have resolutely attacked it, and by incontrovertible calculations I find that a projectile endowed with an initial velocity of 12,000 yards per second, and aimed at the moon, must necessarily reach it.
This number could then be converted to a walking speed in yards per second. For example, if a student averaged 18 seconds to walk 25 yards, then that student's walking speed is 25 yards [divided by] 18 seconds = 1.4 yards/second.
It is the shock-wave - travelling at 7,000 yards per second or nine times faster than a rifle bullet - which causes the most damage, pulping soft tissue and bone.
He added: "When you are travelling at the equivalent of 100 yards per second, it does not give you time to react .