Nebraska Authors

Timothy J. Gay

Born 1953 Ashtabula, OH (USA)

Places Lived

Ashtabula, OH
Pleasant Hill, OH
Andover, MA
Pasadena, CA
Chicago, IL
New Haven, CT
Rolla, MO
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Physics; Football


Bachelor of Science in Physics, 1975, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Master of Science Degree, 1976, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Ph.D. in Physics, 1980, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Research Physicist and Lecturer at Yale University, New Haven, CT
Instructor, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO
Physics Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Places Worked

Yale University, New Haven, CT
Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO
University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Willa Cather Professor of Physics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Fellow of the American Physical Society


Football Physics: The Science of the Game. 2005.

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