There's more to figure skating than spandex and sequins, specifically physics. Learn more about the science behind curling, speed skating and other Olympic events
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Mark Shegelski of the University of Northern British Columbia talks with podcast host Steve Mirsky about the physics of curling, currently taking its turn on the world stage at the Vancouver Olympics.
In this exclusive Scientific American video, contributing editor Christie Nicholson takes you inside the sport, to explore the physics behind a figure skater's spectacular moves
Olympic competitors such as Apolo Ohno are down near the 2 percent body-fat range. How do they get so lean, and is it wise to do so?
Team members used test runs in a simulator created at Rensselaer Polytech to determine the best way to beat wind resistance
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