James Kakalios

Jun. 29, 2012

Spider-Man Gets a Physics Lesson

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

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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.

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