Olympic Physics: Doin' the Slide

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02/14/2022 Added
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Tim Gay is a physics professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He’s known for his videos explaining the physics of football. So we asked Dr. Gay to explain the physics behind winter Olympic events. The luge, skeleton and bobsled are Olympic events that require athletes to travel at lightening fast speeds down ice tracks. In this report, Dr. Gay looks at the physics that powers the sliding sports.

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