Sunday, May 25, 2008

How is Superman like a beetle?

One of the most powerful aliens in fiction is Kal-El of Krypton AKA Superman. But what kind of anatomy and physiology would be required to be faster than a speeding bullet? Perhaps a protective hard chitinous shell? Find out more in this clip from a TV show about the science of Superman. (The section on super-physiology starts at 3:09.)



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