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The Physics Behind the Game of Football


Is football just a game? Or is it more? What does it have to do with physics? University of Nebraska physics professor Timothy Gay has created a collision of sorts between football and physics by studying the science behind collisions in football games. It sounds confusing, but he makes it simple. On this hour of "All Sides," we'll talk to Gay about his book and more science behind football.


  • Timothy Gay (physics professor, University of Nebraska)

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Click here for more information on "The Physics of Football : Discover the Science of Bone-Crunching Hits, Soaring Field Goals, and Awe-Inspiring Passes" by Timothy Gay. For more information Gay's talk at OSU today, see the event details here.