Thursday, March 11, 2010

Link of the Moment: Polymer Science at the Olympics

This article in the Vancouver Sun discusses that some of Canada's "Own the Podium" program went for polymer science studies for a new ski and snowboard base.
...a water and snow-resistant plastic base for skis and snowboards. The plastic can reduce friction by up to 20 per cent, which could mean a one per cent reduction in time for an athlete.

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