Professor James KakaliosProfessor James KakaliosEver had a problem with the science in sci-fi movies? Then take a look at Professor James Kakalios' excellent YouTube video, "Science of Watchmen". He uses super heroes in his physics teaching at the University of Minnesota and the students love it.

The video features in Google's new YouTube EDU service which brings together material from more than 100 universities and colleges. It's a huge range and includes valuable insight for innovation and creativity. Professor Kakalios is an expert on super heroes and is the author of The Physics of Superheroes.

He was an adviser for the Watchmen movie: "They wanted to know what's round the corner of a long hallway." HIs talk includes an exploration the Dr Manhattan's super powers and their relevance to quantum mechanics .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmj1rpzDRZ0

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