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Author Brake, Mark, author.

Title The science of superheroes : the secrets behind speed, strength, flight, evolution, and more / Mark Brake.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Racehorse Publishing, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, [2018]
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  500 BRA    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 212 pages ; 23 cm
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Summary 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!
Contents Space -- Time -- Machine -- Monster.
Subject Superheroes in literature.
Science in popular culture.
Physics -- Popular works.
Comic strip characters -- Science.
ISBN 9781631582110 (paperback)
1631582119 (paperback)

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