The Physics of Superheroes

When: Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: Blackman Auditorium
Speaker: James Kakalios
Organization: Taylor Distinguished Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota
Sponsor: The Division of Condensed Matter, The Division of Materials Physics of the American Physical Society, & Northeastern University College of Science

Join us on Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 2 p.m. for a lecture on the Physics of Superheroes, given by Prof. James Kakalios, the Taylor Distinguished Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota.

Discover the real science behind Krypton’s explosion, learn why Spider-Man’s webbing couldn’t save his girlfriend’s life, and see solid-state physics at work in Iron Man’s armor!

This lecture is FREE, but to obtain a reserved ticket and have a chance to win an author signed book or an iPod, visit isepp.org/superheroes.html.

The event is sponsored by The Division of Condensed Matter, The Division of Materials Physics of the American Physical Society & Northeastern University College of Science.

For more information on Prof. Kakalios and the lecture, visit: physicsofsuperheroes.com/intro-physics-book.php.