Rhett Allain an sssociate professor of physics at Southeastern Louisiana University and a popular Dot Physics blogger at Wired Science Blogs. He has a knack for explaining things in a way that is both entertaining and useful. He is also the author of the National Geographic book Angry Birds Furious Forces: The Physics at Play in the World’s Most Popular Game and of Just Enough Physics. He lives in Louisiana.
The Alarming Impacts Of Extreme Heat
After record-breaking temperatures in the Pacific Northwest, how does human health, infrastructure, and air travel respond to extreme heat?
What A Rare Baseball Collision Tells Us About The Physics Of The Game
After two balls collided, physicists explain how the event occurred—and how science is changing the way America’s pastime is played.
Could Thor Punch The Hulk Without Knocking Himself Over?
Mythbusting the physics of this summer’s superhero blockbusters.
Geek Physics With Rhett Allain
In his book “Geek Physics,” Rhett Allain uses physics to answer pop culture and everyday science questions.
The Problem With Superman, and Other Physics Conundrums
The author of “Geek Physics” answers your pop culture physics questions.