COLD HARD SCIENCE. The Controversial Physics of Curling - Smarter Every Day 111





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Published on Mar 13, 2014

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Equations coded in LaTex by Will Leahy:

Curling simulations by: Keith Langsdorf

If you want to try curling in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area, visit 
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Or find a club in your area via the United States Curling Association.

Music and curling sounds by: Gordon McGladdery, A Shell In The Pit

Robert Farrell answered my Facebook appeal for Photographers/Videographers in the Milwaukee Wisconsin area and filmed the curlers for me at the Milwaukee curling club.
He's a photographer http://www.robertfarrellphotography.com/

With thanks to:

JR Ginex-Orinion - he helped me by putting the equation in LaTex and giving me a file.

Point Mallard Ice complex let me run my curling stone on the ice between free skate and hockey practice. Thanks!

A Special thanks to the researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden. They study tribology, the science of friction. Check out their work: http://www.angstrom.uu.se/tribomaterials

Here is the techical paper written by Harald Nyberg from the video:

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