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The secrets of superhero science | Barry Fitzgerald | TEDxStrijp
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Added Aug 12, 2016
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Have you ever dreamed of having superpowers? Well modern science is getting closer and closer to unlocking the secrets of these powers! Get ready to hear about sources of inspiration, years of dedication and a future with super inventions!

Barry Fitzgerald is a research scientist and a huge fan of the superhero films and comic books. He sees a future where science will advance and develop technologies that could yield superpowers. You can read about his thoughts on superpowers and science in his book "Secrets of Superhero Science". Barry is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Eindhoven University of Technology and works in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry.

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