Science Caturday: Olympic Update

Yayyy, training is ober, LOLympics is here for realz. Stay with the Finch and Pea as we bring you all the kitteh action from Sochi.

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The Art of Science: Olympic Edition

The lighting of the flame in the stadium is an iconic moment in any Olympic games. The designer of the cauldron for the 2012 London games, Thomas Heatherwick, preserved the tradition but gave it a few new twists. As Heatherwick told a press conference in London,  “When we were thinking about the cauldron , we were aware that cauldrons had been getting bigger, higher, fatter as each Olympics has happened and we felt we should not try to be even bigger than the last ones. Continue reading “The Art of Science: Olympic Edition”