Archive for September 2019

Will two balls hit with the same launch angle and exit velocity travel the same distance? Not likely, not likely at all.

A baseball player’s fit of rage is a physicist’s flight of fancy.

Shedding some light on the phenomenon of being in the dark.

Perhaps it’s time to consider the additional opportunities humidors may provide to the “black arts” of the game.

What effect has the humidor had on Chase Field?

Is it baseball, or an optical illusion?

As teams take the field for spring training, a look at the physics behind fungo bats.

Let’s go to the tape.

When it comes to bad hops, explanations abound.

It may still leave a bruise, but physics suggests a few ways to lessen the impact of a hit-by-pitch.