James Kakalios

Jun. 29, 2012

Spider-Man Gets a Physics Lesson

Do the laws of physics apply to superheroes? Sort of, says James Kakalios.

spider-man, spiderman, peter parker, radioactive spider, superhero, superheroes, physics

Mar. 27, 2009

Watchmen

We'll talk with one of the co-creators of the graphic novel 'Watchmen' and with a physicist who was a consultant to the 'Watchmen' movie.

watchmen, comic, physics

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