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Lecture: The Physics of Football
May 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The St. Olaf College Physics Department will host a lecture titled “The Physics of Football.”
The talk will examine a series of short physics lectures given to fans at the University of Nebraska home football games. The lecture topics range from gyroscopic motion to ionizing collisions between linebackers and I-backs. The problem of simultaneous edification and amusement of the fan in the stands is considered.