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This edition: Science and Superheroes

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 26, 2013.

First aired: March 26, 2013.

• Carol Anne Riddell looks at Wonder Woman – and the real life wonder women making a difference for Science.

• Mike Gilliam talks with a Battlestar Galactica consultant who says the best superheroes are governed by the laws of real science.

• Tinabeth Pina meets the man behind the comic book series “X-Men” and meets a professor who explains how the sociology of superheroes works in the classroom.

• Lisa Beth Kovetz introduces us to a real life marathon man…with superhuman abilities.

• Ernabel Demillo explains how there’s a superhero inside each and every one of us.

• Barry Mitchell sits down with Dr. Who…and an assortment of other characters at Comic Con!

For More Information:

Wonder Women

Social Superheros

Psychology of Superheroes -
Ultra Marathon Man -
Batttlestar Galactica -

Guest List

Dr. Jill Bargonetti Professor of Biological Sciences, Hunter College

Chris Claremont Comic Book Writer

Peter Davidson “Dr. Who”

Dr. Barna Donovan Author/Professor, St. Peter’s University

Kelcey Edwards Producer

Dr. Vicki Flaris

Kevin Grazier, PhD. Science Consultant

Dean Karnazes Author and Ultra Marathon Runner

Garvey Potter Student

Dr. Robin S. Rosenberg Clinical Psychologist and Author

Eric Schadt, Ph.D. Director of the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology

James Smith Student

Wendy Varela Student

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