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Captain Cold and Climate Change

The nation has recently been gripped by severe winter weather, from snow in Florida and South Carolina to temperatures forty degrees below freezing (before wind chill adjustments) in the midwest. If we were in the DC comics universe, we could […]

Posted on January 10, 2018

How Old is the Flash?

It is a truth universally acknowledged that when a superhero in possession of super-speed appears in a movie, the passage of time will appear to slow down when they use their powers (particularly if the film is directed by Zack […]

Posted on December 8, 2017

Black Holes and Exits

This past October I attended the Twin Cities Book Festival, an annual convention that brings together readers and authors with recently published books. I was invited for The Physics of Everyday Things and wound up having a nice chat with […]

Posted on December 1, 2017

How Aquaman Talks to Fishes

King of the Seven Seas, Arthur Curry, the Aquaman, has many amazing superpowers. He can breathe underwater, he is strong enough to withstand pressures at the bottom of the ocean that would crush steel, and no man-made vessel can ply […]

Posted on November 29, 2017