The Science of Superheroes The Secrets Behind Speed, Strength, Flight, Evolution, and More By Mark Brake, By Jon Chase
 
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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!

    Whether you're a movie or comic buff, this book is certain to entertain and open your eyes to the truth behind these amazing characters.

  • TitleThe Science of Superheroes
    SubtitleThe Secrets Behind Speed, Strength, Flight, Evolution, and More
    AuthorBy Mark Brake, By Jon Chase
    PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
    ImprintRacehorse Publishing
    Published3 April 2018
    FormatPaperback
    ISBN-139781631582110
    Pages272
    Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.

    About the author

    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. His most recent book, The Science of Star Wars, published in fall of 2016, for which Jon Chase was also a co-author.

    Jon Chase is a freelance science communicator with an honors degree in aerospace engineering, and a master's degree in communicating science. After producing a science rap video for NASA about astrobiology in 2008, the Guardian identified him as "the next big thing" in education. Jon has worked with the BBC, the Open University, the Science Museum, the Royal Society, and the Royal Institution. He tours Europe with Science of Doctor Who, Science of Star Wars, and Science of Superheroes shows. He is also a co-author of The Science of Star Wars, which published in fall of 2016.

    ISBNs: 9781631582110 978-1-63158-211-0 Title: the science of superheroes category:SCI ISBNs: 9781631582134 978-1-63158-213-4 Title: the science of superheroes category:SCI 
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