Not only judo – Israel’s team prepares for the International Physics Olympiad

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April 20, 2017 17:56

Some of our brightest minds hope to bring honor to the country in the International Physics Olympics.




International Physics Olympiad

The top 14 ranked physics pupils in the country getting ready for the upcoming contest in Yakutsk, Russia. (photo credit:SARAH LEVI)

When it comes to bringing the nations of the world together for a common goal in the spirit of respect and friendly competition, it seems that athletes get all the glory. The Olympics and World Cup tournament are models of sportsmanship and international camaraderie as the world proudly watches its gifted athletes represent their countries in a show of physical prowess and strength.

Yet science, and in this case, physics, is also playing an important role in breaking down international barriers and creating meaningful connections in the spirit of intellectual competition.

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