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The Science of Superheroes The Secrets Behind Speed, Strength, Flight, Evolution, and More

by Mark Brake

The Science of Superheroes The Secrets Behind Speed, Strength, Flight, Evolution, and More Synopsis

Discover the science behind the abilities of your favorite superheroes! The concept of the superhero has permeated our culture. They fascinate their fans with their incredible superhuman abilities and impressive technology. But do you ever wonder if any of it is plausible or rooted in fact? Enter The Science of Superheroes, which address more than fifty topics that span the worlds of your favorite superheroes and villains. Explore and examine their amazing abilities and fantastic gadgets with a detailed scientific lens. The scientific questions examined within this book include: Can an Iron Man suit be made? How does Thor's hammer work? Could any known forms of radiation cause superpowers? How many calories does Superman need each day? Could you cross a Lamborghini and a hummer to make the Batmobile Tumbler? And many more!

Book Information

ISBN: 9781631582110
Publication date: 10th April 2018
Author: Mark Brake
Publisher: Racehorse Publishing an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 272 pages
Categories: Popular science,

About Mark Brake

Mark Brake developed the world's first science and science fiction degree in 1999. He also launched the world's first astrobiology degree in 2005. He's communicated science through film, television, print, and radio on five continents, including for NASA, Seattle's Science Fiction Museum, the BBC, the Royal Institution, and Sky Movies. He was one of the founding members of NASA's Astrobiology Institute Science Communication Group. Mark also tours Europe with Science of Doctor Who, Science of Star Wars, and Science of Superheroes road shows.

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