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NI Science Festival: The Science of Superheroes in Film and Television

How realistic is what we see in Superhero films and television shows?

Professor Francis Keenan
February 22, 2023 - February 1, 2023
QUB Main Physics Building
19:00 - 20:00

Currently 13 out of the top 30 highest grossing films of all time are superhero movies, especially Marvel films such as Avengers: Endgame. Similarly, television shows such as The Flash and Supergirl dominate our smaller screens.

However, how realistic is what we see in these films and television shows? Featuring clips from superhero films and television shows, Prof Francis Keenan of Queen’s University Belfast discusses the scientific accuracy (or otherwise) of what we see.

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