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  • The Science of Superheroes | Lois Gresh,Robert Weinberg,introduction by Dean Koontz

    The Science of Superheroes

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Lois Gresh, Robert Weinberg, introduction by Dean Koontz
    • Narrated By Oliver Wyman
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    If the planet Krypton had a gravitational field strong enough to account for Superman's amazing strength, would it be possible to launch a rocket ship from the planet's surface? Could evolution actually produce X-Men? The Science of Superheroes takes a lighthearted but clearheaded look at the real science behind some of the greatest superhero comic books of all time.

    Amazon Customer says: "To much irrelvent information"
  • The Science of Supervillains | Lois H. Gresh,Robert H. Weinberg

    The Science of Supervillains

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Lois H. Gresh, Robert H. Weinberg
    • Narrated By Oliver Wyman
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    Ever wonder why comic book villains, such as Spiderman's bionic archenemy Dr. Octopus or the X-Men's eternal rival Magneto, are so scary and so much fun? It's not just their diabolical talent for confounding our heroes, it's their unrivalled techno-proficiency at creating global mayhem that keeps comic book fans captivated. But is any of the science actually true?

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  • The Science of James Bond | Lois H. Gresh,Robert Weinberg

    The Science of James Bond

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Lois H. Gresh, Robert Weinberg
    • Narrated By Jay Snyder
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    From the sleek Aston Martin that spits out bullets, nails, and passengers at the push of a button to the microjet that makes hairpin turns to avoid a heat-seeking missile, the science and technology of James Bond films have kept millions of movie fans guessing for decades. Are these amazing feats and gadgets truly possible? The Science of James Bond takes you on a fascinating excursion through the true science that underlies Bond's most fantastic and off-the-wall accoutrements.

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