News tagged with ball

The physics of the 3-point shot

He may not see very many basketball players in his classroom, but Creighton University physics professor Gintaras Duda, Ph.D., says they are instinctual physicists because of what it takes to make the perfect shot on the ...

dateMar 25, 2014 in General Physics
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Football displays fractal dynamics

Football fascinates millions of fans, almost all of them unaware that the game is subject to the laws of physics. Despite their seemingly arbitrary decisions, players obey certain rules, as they constantly adjust their positions ...

dateMar 19, 2014 in General Physics
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Biomechanics of skilled cricket batsmen

Though the discovery might have come too late to help Australia win this week's Second Test match, a team of scientists from Down Under has revealed what techniques give skilled batsmen an edge over their less able teammates ...

dateDec 10, 2013 in Other
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