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Science and Engineering of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games: Science of Ice: Britanny Bowe, J.R. Celski, Gracie Gold

The science that makes ice slippery also makes the Olympic Winter Games possible. But exactly what is it that makes ice slippery? Ken Golden, a mathematician at the University of Utah, explains why the unique surface of ice enables the slide and glide of winter sports.

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