The Physics of Superheroes by James Kakalios


945884bcb6b239c.jpeg Author James Kakalios
Isbn 1592401465
File size 21MB
Year 2006
Pages 384
Language English
File format PDF
Category hobbies



 


Author James Kakalios Isbn 1592401465 File size 21MB Year 2006 Pages 384 Language English File format PDF Category Hobbies Book Description: FacebookTwitterGoogle+TumblrDiggMySpaceShare James Kakalios explores the scientific plausibility of the powers and feats of the most famous superheroes — and discovers that in many cases the comic writers got their science surprisingly right. Along the way he provides an engaging and witty commentary while introducing the lay reader to both classic and cutting-edge concepts in physics, including: – What Superman’s strength can tell us about the Newtonian physics of force, mass, and acceleration – How Iceman’s and Storm’s powers illustrate the principles of thermal dynamics – The physics behind the death of Spider-Man’s girlfriend Gwen Stacy – Why physics professors gone bad are the most dangerous evil geniuses!     Download (21MB) SciFiNow Superhero Movie Collection 4th Edition The Superhero Book The League of Regrettable Superheroes Atomic Comics: Cartoonists Confront the Nuclear World Mythologizing Jesus: From Jewish Teacher To Epic Hero Load more posts

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