About the Book

From the earliest days of comic books through to the current blockbusting movies in your local multiplex, the possibility that people can possess superhuman powers has been a source of constant fascination.

As you will find out throughout this exciting book, each author teaches and undertakes research in their own academic, science discipline. However, we too love being carried along by the fantastical adventures of these marvellous characters as much as everyone else.

It is our hope that we can show you how the science of the world we all inhabit can be just as wondrous, exciting and jaw-droppingly brilliant as the explosive exploits we relish seeing on our cinema screens and reading about in our comic books.

Robert, Sarita, Nicky, Matt, Adam, Cat and Sylvy