november, 2021

sun07nov(nov 7)10:00 amsun14(nov 14)5:00 pmScience Rewind - Science of Superheroes10:00 am - 5:00 pm (14) Online


7 (Sunday) 10:00 am - 14 (Sunday) 5:00 pm



Event Details

Exploring the science of superheroes with Dr Barry Fitzgerald. What science did Tony Stark need to develop the incredible Iron Man suit? What is the science behind Sue S torm’s power of invisibility? The answers to these and many more superpower-related questions can be found right here in Secrets of Superhero Science.

Dr Barry W. Fitzgerald takes you on a captivating journey through the science behind the superpowers of some of your favourite superheroes. You’ll learn about genetically engineering the X-Men, discover why Hawkeye’s eyesight is so advanced and learn about the science behind producing spider silk just like Spider-Man. Find out about the comic book origins of the superheroes, their amazing films and what future adventures may await them! The implications, advancements and integration of superpowers within modern society are explored as well as the counter-measures necessitated by the impending arrival of superheroes to our world today!

This event is open to the public and available to everyone throughout science week. The link below will bring you through to our Eventbrite page where you can select what day you would like to view this recording. Please note the Eventbrite page shows a time of 5pm, but once you register for the event you will receive a link which will allow you to watch it at any time during Science Week.

This event is part of national Science Week, supported by Science Foundation Ireland.

Book now and watch anytime during Science Week!

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