James Kakalios “The Physics of Superheroes”

October 20th, 2006

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Quantum mechanics, string theory, thermodynamics, and electromagnetics are complicated topics in physics — but all can be illustrated, if not explained, by reading superhero comic books.

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So says University of Minnesota physicist James Kakalios, who applies actual principles of physics to the adventures of Superman, Spiderman, et al and comes up with some startling findings. His book is called “The Physics of Superheroes.”

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