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James Kakalios may look like a mild-mannered physics professor (and he is), but he is much more. He’s an author, science consultant, public speaker, and Emmy Award winner (seriously!).
Physics of superheroes
If superheroes stepped off the comic book page, could they actually work their wonders in a world constrained by the laws of physics? How strong would Superman have to be to 'leap tall buildings in a single bound'? Could Storm of the 'X-Men' possibly control the weather?
The Physics of Everyday Things
From the moment we wake up until we go to sleep at days end, we employ the most amazing science as we go about our everyday tasks, whether using a toaster to make breakfast, checking a smartphone for the day’s weather report or watching a flat-screen television. Yet most of us don’t understand the physics that makes our modern world so convenient.