Blade Runners (Short Track Speed Skating) -- The Science of the Olympic Winter Games
Blade Runners (Short Track Speed Skating)
For the 2010 Winter Olympics, the U.S. speed skating team had two best hopes against a powerful South Korean team: Apolo Ohno and J.R. Celski--an 18-year-old World Champion in his first Olympics. Speed skating is all about force and movement--what, in physics, are known as Newton's First Three Laws of Motion. Celski and physicist George Tuthill of Plymouth State University explain.
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