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Science of the X-Men

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Have you ever wondered how laser beams might actually shoot out of someone's eyes?

What could cause wings to sprout from the back of a man, allowing him to fly?

If your skeleton was bonded with a flexible but indestructible metal, how would your blood flow and nerves be affected?

Through a combination of informed speculation and science fact The Science of the X-Men gives a scientific investigation of the most popular mutant super hero team in the history of comics. Using such cutting edge science as genetic manipulation, biotechnology, quantum physics, string theory, biophysics, and the Human Genome Project you'll learn how the powers of Wolverine, Professor X, Jean Grey, Rogue, Storm, Cyclops and many more X-Men and their adversaries could work in the real world.

The Science of the X-Men goes beyond the characters and includes an analysis of their equipment and some of the alien races that have crossed paths with the X-Men. You'll discover how Professor X's amazing computer, Cerebro, can find mutants, the technical specs on the X-Men's specially modified airplane, the Lockheed SR-71, and the amazing robotics and holograms that make up the X-Men's amazing adaptive obstacle course known as the Danger Room.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743434782
Author:
Yaco, Link
Author:
Haber, Karen
Author:
Yaco, Linc
Publisher:
I Books/Marvel
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Mutation.
Subject:
X-Men
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
106-3
Publication Date:
20011001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in 11.504 oz

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Science and Mathematics » Physics » General

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