NBC News’ educational arm, NBC Learn, has partnered with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to release the "Science and Engineering of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games" — the latest installment in the Emmy Award-winning "Science of Sports" series. The enlightening 10-part video collection, narrated by NBC Olympics’ hockey host Liam McHugh, delves into the physics, engineering, chemistry, design and mathematics behind the world’s foremost sporting event.
The segments feature a variety of sports stories, as told by some of the world’s top athletes and record holders, along with perspectives and innovative research from leading NSF-supported engineers and scientists. NBC Olympics’ original production team including SVP, Original & Creative, Mark Levy and senior producer Philip Parrish collaborated with NBC Learn to create 2014 Olympic Winter Games edition of "Science of Sports." The series’ diverse topics reveal how key engineering and science concepts and cutting-edge technology play an integral part in each athlete’s respective sport and help maximize their performance at the 2014 Sochi Games. The series is available cost-free to the public at NBCLearn.com/2014Olympics and NSF websites, NSF.gov and Science360.gov.