Science of the Summer Olympics

https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/summer_olympics/ Designing safety helmets, fluid mechanics of swimming, and more in this nine part video series (2012 games). Baseball will be a sport in Tokyo's Summer Olympics. Here are some books about the science of summer sports: Bazemore, Suzanne. Soccer: How It Works. Buckley, James Jr. It's a Numbers Game! Baseball: The Math Behind the … Continue reading Science of the Summer Olympics

The Science of the Winter Olympics

Curious about how those incredible athletes manage such amazing feats? NBC Learn has teamed up with the National Science Foundation to produce Science of the Olympic Winter Games, a 16-part video series that explores the science behind individual Olympic events. The series includes these topics: Science of the Winter Olympics: Science Friction John Shuster, the captain … Continue reading The Science of the Winter Olympics