olympics

Pyeongchang Olympics

Researchers: We Found the Olympic-Disrupting Malware

They're calling the malware 'Olympic Destroyer' and say they have "moderate confidence" that it was used to disrupt the Opening Ceremony.
Joseph Cox
2.12.18
videos

Watch the Highlights of the Most Futuristic Version of the Olympics

The Cybathlon is where athletes with disabilities use robotics to compete.
Madison Margolin
12.21.16
RIO

No One Got Zika At the Olympics and Brazil Is Relieved

Rio’s mayor says visitors were safer from Zika in his city than Miami.
Marina Lopes
8.27.16
Memes

If Memes Were an Olympic Sport, These Would Be the 2016 Winners

The hits, the misses, the really unfortunate pole vault. This was a glorious Olympics for memes.
Madison Margolin, Vicki Turk
8.22.16
olympics

Letters to the Editor: Drunk Driving and Hairy Butts

‘The Postman’ starring Kevin Costner is a good movie.
Emanuel Maiberg
8.21.16
short circuit

Why US Greco Roman Wrestling Turned to an 'Audio Brain Stimulation' App

US Greco Roman coach Matt Lindland enlisted the services of Brain.fm to help his wrestlers relax.
David Bixenspan
8.19.16
tech

How Olympic Timekeepers Judge False Starts and Photo Finishes

As athletes become faster, stronger, and bolder, timekeepers keep pace with precision gadgetry.
Becky Ferreira
8.18.16
olympics

Peeing in the Pool Isn’t Just Gross, It’s Unhealthy

Public pools contain 30 to 80 milliliters of urine per person.
Madison Margolin
8.17.16
olympics

Math and Physics Are the Stars of Track and Field

You've got to move horizontally and vertically at the same time.
Madison Margolin
8.15.16
Sports

The Scientific Explanation for Why Michael Phelps Can Still Win Gold Medals

There's no scientific reason why Michael Phelps couldn't come back for the 2020 Olympics.
Jason Koebler
8.11.16
video

Physics Explains How Olympic Divers Are So Damn Graceful

It may seem physically impossible, but really it's just physics.
Madison Margolin
8.9.16
Sports

The Science of Michael Phelps's Gold Medal-Winning Turn

Why Phelps was able to pull off an underwater turn no one else in the pool even bothered to try.
Jason Koebler
8.8.16
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