Jonas R. Mureika
Professor and Chair
Department of Physics
1 LMU Drive, MS-8227
Seaver Science Center
Los Angeles, California 90045


Phone: 1.310.338.7809
FAX: 1.310.338.5816
Lab: 1.310.338.5945
CLICK FOR MORE! In the 200 meter sprint, a tail-wind registered on the wind gauge is actually a head-wind of varying strength on the curve. This has a significant effect on the race time.