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The Physics Of Baseball


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Tom Hodson talks with Dr. Alan Nathan, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Illinois. Nathan and Hodson discuss the physics of baseball, including the science behind a homerun, the advantages and disadvanages of wooden bats, and how a pitchers mechanics can affect their fastball…. Read More

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OU-Zanesville Prof Publishes Chaplin Photo Essay

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Dr. Lisa Stein Haven, associate professor of English at Ohio University-Zanesville, recently published a photo essay entitled, "Chaplin and Crime: Planting the Seeds for Monsieur Verdoux" for the Criterion Collection. The work elaborates on a recent Criterion release, Chaplin's Monsieur Verdoux (1947). Haven’s work provides new insight about the film’s incarnation, based on Chaplin’s interest… Read More