The Physics of Superheroes: East Midlands Prestige Physics Talk

James Kakalios, professor of Physics at the University of Minnesota and author of the book The Physics of Superheroes.

In James’s book, he explores the basic laws of physics, focussing on examples of comic book scenes that can be used to understand the diverse laws of physics from an unusual angle, such as Gwen Stacy's death and Ant-Man's ability to punch his way out of a paper bag. James relates these elements of comic books to principles of physics, such as levers and torque, and in this way covers diverse topics, from mechanics to the quantum world.

Book attendance at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7353995972864187404

There will be a British Sign Language interpreter at this event.

 

Organised By
IOP East Midlands Branch
Date/Time
20 May 2021 19:00 to 20:30
Location
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