Sochi Geology

The Winter Olympics kicked off amidst controversies about unfinished hotel rooms and LGBT rights, but all of that – and more components of the Games – could be easily swept away with an ill-timed landslide, earthquake, or avalanche.


For the past several years, researchers have warned about the geological risks of hosting the Winter Games in Sochi. Continue reading “Sochi Geology”

Science Caturday: Ready for the Olympics!

What do you mean, not science? Winter Olympics events are  all about gravity, friction, and ….other physics stuff.  These kitties are getting ready to compete in Sochi!




All lolcats discovered at the Olympic training facility.