SUPER FACT A strong, lightweight bike is especially important in a race like the Tour de France, which is more than 2,000 miles ... Fabrics made with silver nanoparticles remove the stinky smell of sweat from athletes—and their socks.
Author: Jennifer Swanson
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Cutting-edge science; high-performance sports How are the sports played by Michael Phelps, Serena Williams, Michelle Wie, and Usain Bolt related? Nanotechnology! Take a close-up look at sports and nanotechnology, the cutting-edge science that manipulates objects at the atomic level. Nanotechnology is used to create high-tech swimsuits, tennis rackets, golf clubs, running shoes, and more. It is changing the face of sports as we know it. Back matter includes a glossary, bibliography, list of resources, and index. Perfect for 2016 Summer Olympics displays and celebrations.