Video: Physics of Superheroes 2 - Electro & Superboy

Dr. Jim Kakalios is back to teach us more basic lessons in physics as embodied by comic book characters. Instead of Spider-Man and the Green Goblin expressing conservation of momentum, we have Electro and Superboy demonstrating the interaction of electrical and magnetic fields. Silver Age quasi-scientific goodness all around. Enjoy.

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