Newton's Football

Newton's Football

The Science Behind America's Game

Book - 2013
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"How is the West Coast offense like quantum mechanics? How does the shape of the football invoke chaos theory? What lessons did Vince Lombardi glean from the brain of Sir Isaac Newton and the beautiful mind of John Nash? Should the NFL ban helmets? Why, in defiance of mathematics, does a coach almost never go for it on fourth down? The answers to these and dozens of other physics questions determine the outcome of every football game played in America, and--perhaps--the future of the nation's most popular sport"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2013], ©2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780345545145
0345545141
9780345545152
Branch Call Number: 796.332 St
Characteristics: xvii, 250 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Ramírez, Ainissa 1969-

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