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Hi. I’m Jim Kakalios, physics professor at the University of Minnesota, and one of the science consultants for the new Sony film THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN. [MUSIC] Thanks to the National Academy of Science’s Science and Entertainment Exchange program, Hollywood calls on scientists like me to help them create a believable, fake reality. Whether it’s the

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Super speeders are everywhere these days. There’s The Flash and Quicksilver and that other Quicksilver that isn’t the first Quicksilver (let’s not get into that). We know that they all use their powers to zip around fighting bad guys but what I want to know is how they listen to music. More specifically I want

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What kind of symbiote is Venom? (spaceship crashing) Life on Earth has been evolving for billions of years, and in that time, life has gotten a lot more complicated than just one thing eating another thing. Life is a complicated and intricate web of competition, exploitation, and symbiosis. But what if an alien creature fell

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This is how you could defeat Wolverine with science. There are many practically indestructible characters in pop culture, from the Incredible Hulk to Deadpool to Superman and to, of course, Wolverine. And Wolverine in particular is an interesting case because half the reason he is so hard to destroy is straight up science. The adamantium

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I told you, You’d die for that! You should.. You should have gone for the head NO! Daughter? Did you do it? Yes What did it cost? Everything What did you do? What did you do?!