Science Spotlight: Snow Machines

It’s time for Science Spotlight. Each week we talk about the fun facts and big breakthroughs made in the pursuit of scientific knowledge.

This week we’re talking about snow machines. The majority of the snow at this year’s winter olympics, and the winter olympics at Sochi and Pyeongchang was made by snow machines. Cameron spoke to Dr. Isaac Gresham from the University of Sydney about the use of artificial snow at the winter games. Get ready for an avalanche of icy cool science in this week’s science spotlight.

To read more about snow machines at the Winter Olympics, check out Isaac’s article on The Conversation.

To hear more science content from Cameron, check out his podcast Stardust MQ.

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