- Liam McHugh for NBC Learn July 11th, 2012
- Source: http://www.nbclearn.com/summerolympics/cuecard/59593
For many athletes at the 2012 Summer Olympics, safety helmets will be an essential part of their athletic gear. Nikhil Gupta, a mechanical engineer at New York University's Polytechnic Institute, explains how safety helmets are designed, constructed and tested. ʺScience of the Summer Olympicsʺ is a 10-part video series produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation.