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Science of the Summer Olympics: Engineering in Sports

Olympic Swimmer“Science of the Summer Olympics,” the fourth and latest installment in the “Science of Sports” franchise, explores the science, engineering and technology that are helping athletes maximize their performance at the 2012 London Games. What are the unique biomechanics that help make sprinter Usain Bolt the world’s fastest human? What does weightlifter Sarah Robles have in common with a high-tech robot?

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