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"The Physics of Baseball - A Talk on the Intersection of Sports and Science"

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Where:

Amoco Hall (Rm. 1C01), Swearingen Engineering Center

USC Campus 

Columbia, SC

Description:

"The Physics of Baseball - A Talk on the Intersection of Sports and Science"
 
Speaker: Dr. Alan M. Nathan, Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
After a long career studying high-speed collisions of subatomic particles, Alan Nathan now studies collisions between baseballs and bats. Whether you’re a scientist, a baseball enthusiast, or just a sports fan, join us in USC’s Swearingen Engineering Center on February 8th at 7:00pm as we explore the world of knuckleballs, pop flies, and home runs using the powers of mathematics and physics! The talk is free and open to the public. For more info visit: www.csousc.org

Talk sponsored by Carolina Science Outreach and the University of South Carolina’s Athletics Department, Department of Mathematics, and Department of Physics & Astronomy.