© 2021 WFAE
90.7 Charlotte 93.7 Southern Pines 90.3 Hickory 106.1 Laurinburg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

The Physics of NASCAR

http://66.225.205.104/CT20080707.mp3

The Physics of NASCAR Diandra Leslie-Pelecky is a physicist and author of the recent book, The Physics of NASCAR: How to Make Steel + Gas + Rubber = Speed. She joins us on Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins to talk about how she became fascinated with NASCAR through her professional expertise and we'll talk about some of the physics involved in stock car racing - two things you might not think go together! Guest Dr. Diandra Leslie-Pelecky - physicist from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Author, The Physics of NASCAR: How to Make Steel + Gas + Rubber = Speed