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The Physics of Superheroes
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Hardcover
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from Gotham Books (September 8, 2005)
9781592401468 | details & prices | 365 pages | 6.25 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $26.00
About: An exploration of the science behind the powers of popular comic superheroes and villains illustrates the physics principles underlying the supernatural abilities of such characters as Superman, Magneto, and Spider-Man.
Paperback
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2 original edition from Avery Pub Group (November 3, 2009)
9781592405084 | details & prices | 424 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $18.00
About: A complete update to the hit book on the real physics at work in comic books, featuring more heroes, more villains, and more science Since 2001, James Kakalios has taught "Everything I Needed to Know About Physics I Learned from Reading Comic Books," a hugely popular university course that generated coast-to-coast media attention for its unique method of explaining complex physics concepts through comics.
Reprint edition from Avery Pub Group (September 21, 2006)
9781592402427 | details & prices | 364 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.72 lbs | List price $15.00
About: An exploration of the science behind the powers of popular comic superheroes and villains illustrates the physics principles underlying the supernatural abilities of such characters as Superman, Magneto, and Spider-Man.