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The Science of the Summer Olympics

A series of educational videos, exploring the science behind the top Olympic athletes.

July 24, 2012

While most of us are anxious to see our favorite athletes performing in the Olympics, Science360 took advantage of the theme and made available a series of educational videos – Science Of The Summer Olympics: Engineering In Sports -, produced in partnership with NBC Learn. Each one of the 10 videos explore a particular engineering and technology concept that’s helping athletes to maximize their performance at the 2012 London Games.

The Science Of The Summer Olympics
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And here’s one of those videos.

Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Science360 Knowledge Network is a growing collection of resources about the latest wonders of science, engineering, technology and math.

Links: Science 360 – Science Of The Summer Olympics: Engineering In Sports

Written by Tiago Veloso

Tiago Veloso is the founder and editor of Visualoop and Visualoop Brasil . He is Portuguese, currently based in Bonito, Brazil.