Eight Issues NASCAR Needs to Address in 2010

Because NASCAR likes nothing better than unsolicited suggestions, right? If I could change just one thing about NASCAR during the off season, it would be banning people from calling into Sirius radio talk shows and suggesting versions of The Chase that rival the BCS and string theory for complexity.  If…

And on another note…

It’s not stock car science per se, but it is about cars. Check out a blog I wrote over at cocktail party physics about how a Styrofoam cup can crack a windshield. With Daytona coming up, I’ll put in a plug for the “Drag and Drafting” episode of the Science…

The Science of …Tires (Coming Soon)

Hey y’all from New Orleans. I’m at the American Physical Society meeting, where I gave a talk today to a bunch of physicists about NASCAR. It was part of a great session that included the physics of motorcycles, steroids in baseball and the physics of superheroes. I daresay it was…

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