The sticky and complicated business of baseball in 2021


If you’re a baseball fan wondering why Major League Baseball (MLB) has a sudden interest in monitoring whether pitchers are cheating by doctoring the ball this season, Illinois State University head baseball coach Steve Holm has some thoughts on the issue. But it’s complicated. It’s a combination of the ball, ambition, and technology.

ISU Planetarium presents Big Astronomy

Image projected from the Illinois State University Planetarium new system.

The Illinois State University Planetarium will present a journey to three world-class observatories in Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries, at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, beginning August 13.