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Science of Superheroes

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Science of Superheroes

Science of Superheroes

Science of Superheroes

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This weekend, the Incredible Hulk becomes the latest cartoon superhero to get his own live-action film. For a primer on how mild-mannered scientist Bruce Banner developed a skin pigmentation condition and an anger management problem, host Neal Conan turns to Robert Weinberg and Lois Gresh, authors of The Science of Superheroes. Join us for a Talk of the Nation discussion even the Comic Book Store Guy from The Simpsons could love.

Guests:

Robert Weinberg and Lois Gresh
*Co-authors, The Science of Superheroes (J. Wiley, 2002)