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Superhero Science a national media hit in Portugal at FIC.A

A week of talks, meeting hundreds of superhero fans, and Portuguese media coverage. Two weeks or so have passed since the spectacular adventure that was FIC.A in Portugal. Over the…

The Superhero Scientist debuts in Portugal at FIC.A

Workshops about Iron Man, superheroes, and telling stories. It’s been a long time since I gave talks in front of a live audience about superheroes and science. One of the…

Science Communication Interview on BNR Nieuwsradio

Quick tips on science communication featured in Dutch radio segment. On June 1st 2021, I hosted the national final of FameLab Netherlands. The event was hosted by Eindhoven University of…

Postcard of Thanks for Superhero Workshop

Students send postcard after workshop for WON Online XXL event. Since the second half of 2020, online has been the norm for me when it comes to giving workshops and…

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…

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…

Our Reset Lives and COVID-19: Rachel’s Project

Fictional short story with regards to COVID-19 featured on TU Eindhoven website. Recently, I was approached by the Center for Humans and Technology at Eindhoven University of Technology to write…

Speaking at Comicasa, Feb 21st 2020

“How to Build an Iron Man Suit” Visits Comicasa

Speaking at Comicasa, Enschede, the Netherlands, February 21st 2020 It’s always good to visit home, to where it all started. In terms of my adventures in the Netherlands, home, and…

Reindeer

Secret Science of Santa Claus: How do reindeers fly Santa’s sleigh around the world?

This is an article that I wrote for RTE’s Brainstorm website. The original article can be found here. For more information on the Secret Science of Santa Claus check out…

The Arrival of “How to Build an Iron Man Suit”

In February 2019, I set out on a writing adventure. I had a plan and I hoped that I would be able to stick to it. In my apartment I…