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Press Release 14-004
Enlightening video stories reveal science and engineering behind the 2014 Winter Olympic Games

National Science Foundation and NBC News highlight how physics, engineering, chemistry, design and mathematics impacts the Winter Olympic Games

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Skier on the slopes.

Research could help Olympic athletes like Lindsey Vonn recover faster from knee ligament damage. Knee injuries will keep Vonn from the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

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Long track speed skater Shani Davis.

Long track speed skater Shani Davis will have more than quickness and endurance on which to rely--he'll also be wearing what may be one of the most advanced competition suits ever engineered.

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Skier in snow.

The science of snow--how it's formed and how it reacts has been studied by scientists for centuries.

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Male and female ice skaters.

Today's robots can learn to execute complex movements just like Olympic athletes.

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