2016 September


19 Sep: Real World Problem Solving: The sound of gold — Paralympics 2016

What does gold sound like? If you followed the 2016 Paralympics, which ended this Sunday, Sept. 18, you may have observed some medalists on the podium shaking their medals next to their ears. This year’s medals, the product of an innovatively inclusive effort to provide enhanced sensory experiences for Paralympic athletes with visual impairments, were uniquely designed to produce sound when shaken.