Lab 005 - WAKANDA Forever

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The Cheat Sheet

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AbouT the Episode

The magical world of Wakanda - is it possible? Titi and Zakiya ask James Kakalios about the possibilities of vibranium, one our favorite materials from the Marvel Universe. Is there anything like vibranium now? Are scientists close to developing materials like it? What other cool materials should we know about?

Expert

The expert for this episode was James Kakalios, physicist and author of The Physics of Superheroes.

Additional Content

Is anyone else ready for Avengers: Endgame in a few weeks?! There were plenty of movie references, and we hope you check some of them out if you haven’t seen them yet.

If you’ve seen Us, you should read this explanation of the movie’s ending by Brooke Obie.

Dr. Bin He is doing some amazing work using thoughts to guide toy helicopters. Check out a video and article about his work!

Did you know about graphene and all of its potential before Titi explained it? That’s one strong material!

Even though we said graphene is probably the strongest material on the show, we recently found out about something that may be even stronger - borophene! Click the link for an article from Fast Company about this new “wonder material.”

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