The Science of Superheroes Audiobook By Lois Gresh, Robert Weinberg, introduction by Dean Koontz cover art
The Science of Superheroes Audiobook
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The Science of Superheroes Audiobook

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by Lois Gresh

  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Release date: 11-08-02
  • Language: English

The Science of Superheroes takes a lighthearted but clear-headed look at the real science that underlies some of the greatest superhero comic books of all time, including Spider-Man, Batman, Fantastic Four, and many more. Each chapter presents the story of the origin of one or more superheroes and asks intriguing questions that lead to fascinating discussions about the limits of science, the laws of nature, and the future of technology. 

If gamma rays can’t turn a 128-pound weakling into the Incredible Hulk, what could? Are Spider-Man’s powers really those of a spider? Could a person ever breathe water like a fish? From telepathy to teleportation, from cloning to cosmic rays, this vastly entertaining romp through the nexus of science and fantasy separates the possible from the plausible and the barely plausible from the utterly ridiculous. 

With an introduction by author Dean Koontz.

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introduction by Dean Koontz, Lois Gresh, Robert Weinberg




7 hrs and 27 mins

Narrated by

Oliver Wyman

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