Superhero Science (originally aired on Jan 21, 2020)
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 420
- Apr 7, 2020 6:00 pm
- 50:41 mins
Magic Mushrooms Guest: Tradd Cotter, microbiologist, mycologist, organic gardener, and owner, Mushroom Mountain and Mycomatrix Mushrooms have a myriad of uses and "superpowers" we're just beginning to discover. The Amazing! The Incredible! The Marvelous Stan Lee! Guest: Danny Fingeroth, comics writer and editor, and author, "A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee" Remembering a legend in the world of comic books. Stan Lee's influence on the evolution of superheros comics. How grown ups became a burgeoning market for superheroes in spandex. The Science of Making Superheroes Guest: Sebastian Alvarado, author, "The Science of Marvel: From Infinity Stones to Iron Man's Armor, the Real Science Behind the MCU Revealed!" This scientist mines the real world for insight into how to create superpowers for Marvel heroes on screen.