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Ballparking: Practical Math for Impractical Sports Questions
by Aaron Santos
How fat would you need to be to completely block a hockey goal? How much weight could you lift if you were ant-sized? How hard would you have to hit a baseball to hit the Goodyear blimp? In this amusing and enlightening book of offbeat sports estimations, physicist Aaron Santos poses these and many other outrageous problems and shows how to answer them with Enrico Fermi’s ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 1st 2012 by Running Press
(first published April 24th 2012)
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