Past Event

Hitting a Home Run

Ever wonder why one player can hit a home run every time, while others never catch on? Maybe those home-run hitters know something, like our speaker does, about the physics of baseball.

University of Illinois Physics Professor Alan Nathan will explain the physics of the bat-ball collision, or what distinguishes a home run from a simple hit.

For more information contact Barbara Oehlschlaeger-Garvey, 217-586-2612 or visit