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    DescriptionProfessor James Kakalios shows that comic-book heroes and villains get their physics right more often that you would think. Learn what the physics of forces and motion can reveal about Superman's strength, and what would happen if the Atom could travel on an electron through a phone line. Exploring everything from thermo-dynamics to sold state physics, and relating the physics in comic books to such real-world applications as microwave ovens and drivers' air bags, "The Physics of Superheroes" shows how comic books have often been ahead of science in explaining cutting-edge physics, and will make both comic-book fans and physicists exclaim, 'Excelsior!'


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    Title
    The Physics of Superheroes
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Kakalios
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 325 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780715639115
    ISBN 10: 0715639110
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    BIC E4L: SCP
    BIC subject category V2: PDZ, PH
    DC22: 530
    Libri: ENGM4560
    BISAC V2.8: SCI055000, SCI000000
    Libri: PHYS1000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24610
    Thema V1.0: PH, PDZ
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd
    Publisher
    Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
    Imprint name
    Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    21 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London