Friction and Fly Balls!!

Friction and Fly Balls!!
Friction and Fly Balls!! When you hit a baseball, speed, angle and air resistance all affect how far it travels. Balls hit too low

Lying liars lie!

Lying liars lie!

We lie for many reasons: Glory. Money. Both. Something else. Is there a science of detecting lies? Does the digital realm make lying More »

Pitching the biomechanics

Pitching the biomechanics
The fate of baseball teams valued at millions of dollars and followed by millions of rabid fans can come down to the elbow. More »

Is humid air heavier than dry air?

Is humid air heavier than dry air?

Is humid air “heavier” than dry air? Hit a home run! Broadcasters of baseball games in mid-summer commonly suggest that the air

Sports Doping

Sports Doping

What is EPO? What are steroids? Do steroids cause aggression? Are steroidal athletes bad role models? Are we over-reacting? More »

Baseball Science

Baseball Science

Throw a curve ball. Evade the rainstorm. And don’t get mouth cancer. It’s all in an afternoon’s ball game. More »