Episode #154: March 21, 2022
This week’s guest is Alan Nathan, Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Illinois with a specialty in the physics of baseball. His research has evolved from the study of collisions of subatomic particles to, among other things, the collision of a baseball with a bat. He has written many articles, both for academic journals and online baseball publications, given numerous lectures to a variety of audiences, and he maintains an oft-visited website, baseball.physics.illinois.edu. He is interviewed regularly by the media and has consulted for various organizations, including MLB, NCAA, USA Baseball, and several MLB clubs, as well as various technology companies. He is a 2021 recipient of SABR’s Henry Chadwick Award.
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