The "Sticky" On Humidity
and don't even get me started on what it does to my hair! So what exactly is the humidity? And why does it make the air feel so "sticky ... to baseball, believe it or not. If you're at a game on a humid day, the ball can actually travel farther since ...
The Science Of Baseball: What Is The Farthest Home Run (And Did Mickey Mantle Hit It)?
A transverse Magnus force, directed at right angles to the direction of the air velocity and to the axis of the baseball's ... (though it's never humid in Denver) and he could have sent one 580. Does Mantle have the record? The farthest accurately measured ...
How Far Did That Fly Ball Travel?
In my line of work, I get asked questions from all sorts of different people, such as reporters, kids doing science fair projects (and their mothers), and diehard baseball fans. Some recent examples: How much farther will a fly ball travel in Denver?
Business update: Automakers to recall air bags in humid parts of US
humid weather can potentially affect the air bags. The older-model cars have air bag inflators that can rupture. If that happens, the air bags might not work properly in a crash, and shards from the broken system could fly out and cause injury. The ...
Weather and baseball
While it might seem that the air would be heavier when moist, the opposite is actually true. When the air becomes more humid ... of a baseball is altitude. At higher elevations, the atmospheric pressure and the density of the air decrease and so does ...