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Monday, July 16, 2012

Missy Franklin and Fluid Dynamics -- Science of the Summer Olympics


Missy Franklin and Fluid Dynamics


U.S. swimmer Missy Franklin is one of the top medal contenders at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Just as engineers design planes and boats to be more aerodynamic, Franklin will need to master the basic principles of fluid dynamics in order to be the fastest swimmer in the pool.

Credit: NBC Learn and National Science Foundation

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