University of Cambridge > Talks.cam > Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series > Physics of Sports

Physics of Sports

Add to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal

If you have a question about this talk, please contact info@newton.ac.uk.

GFSW04 - Form in art, toys and games

Sporting activities provide great examples of physics in action. Participants and observers are often intrigued by the design or motion of a particular piece of sporting equipment. Physicists are intrigued by these same questions. Topics that will be considered in the presentation will include the behavior of a curling rock, the design of a clubhead in the game of golf, and a look at the physics behind the variety of pitches thrown in the game of baseball.

This talk is part of the Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series series.

Tell a friend about this talk:

This talk is included in these lists:

Note that ex-directory lists are not shown.

 

© 2006-2017 Talks.cam, University of Cambridge. Contact Us | Help and Documentation | Privacy and Publicity