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Science at the Sochi Olympics

How ski jumpers manage fear, why bronze medalists are happier than silver winners, and of course—the physics of curling!

The Physics of Curling

Yes, sweeping the ice in front of the rock makes a big difference in whether it lands in the bull's eye

February 18, 2010 — Steve Mirsky
Science at the Sochi Olympics

How ski jumpers manage fear, why bronze medalists are happier than silver winners, and of course—the physics of curling!

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