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YouTube Channel “The Superhero Scientist” is Live!


YouTube Channel “The Superhero Scientist” is Live! First videos for the channel are now online. It’s been on the cards for some time, but my YouTube channel – The Superhero Scientist – is now online! The channel will feature videos on the science and engineering behind superheroes and their superpowers, as well as lots of […]

Which Marvel villain does Donald Trump most resemble?


Which Marvel villain does Donald Trump most resemble? It’s not Thanos or Ultron. Instead, it’s someone with no superpowers. This morning, I awoke to the news that a video posted by Donald Trump’s campaign team had been removed from Twitter and Facebook due to false claims about the severity of the coronavirus for children. The […]

How might stem cells influence Ms. Marvel and Mister Fantastic’s elastic skin?


How might stem cells influence Ms. Marvel and Mister Fantastic’s elastic skin? New research from Belgian and UK researchers in Nature shows that skin growth is communicated by stem cells during stretching. Kamala Khan (Ms. Marvel) and Reed Richards (Mister Fantastic) are two Marvel superheroes with a bit in common. Although neither have yet to […]

Very saddened to hear of the recent passing of my friend Simon Clark. I met Simon when I lived in Brighton from 2001-2002. Our common interest in space, football (he was a massive @SouthamptonFC fan), and music led us to becoming quick friends. You'll be greatly missed Si.

An incredible snapshot of a starling flock on the cover of the Irish Times today. In the past, it was been shown that a starling only communicates with its nearest seven neighbours, which in a flock of thousands makes this structure even more remarkable.

This week it's the final episode of #WandaVision ! Check out my videos on my YouTube channel The Superhero Scientist on some of the science in the fantastic #DisneyPlus series. And there's another Wanda-themed episode on the way too!

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Such a great online workshop on the Iron Man suit with some fantastic questions from the attendees with @midlandsscience! Definitely some future engineers there @EngineerIreland!

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