Imagine Special - Secrets of Superhero Science
What kind of science did Tony Stark need to develop the Iron Man suit? And what is the science behind the invisibility of Sue Storm? They and other superheroes possess all kinds of superpowers to save the world. But which of those superpowers are scientifically motivated and already possible with current technology?
Dr. Barry Fitzgerald, researcher at the TU Delft and author of Secrets of Superhero Science, tells about the genetic manipulation of the X-Men, the advanced vision of Hawkeye and the science behind the spider silk used by Spider-Man, as well as talking about the comic books from which the superheroes originate.
Following his talk, we will screen The Witch Part 1. The Subversion.