Topic: Life Science Library

Science Study Break Looks at Star Trek

May 22, 2013

In this installment of Science Study Break, Professor Glenn Lightsey tackles the real and unreal of navigating vehicles in space as portrayed in the television and film productions of the Star Trek franchise.

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Science Study Break Looks at Superhuman Strength

March 22, 2013

In this installment of Science Study Break Drs. Jan and Terry Todd, co-founders and co-directors of the Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports, look at the strength of superheroes like Batman and the Avengers, and discuss the realities of human strength.

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Science Study Break Looks at Addiction

Nov. 29, 2012

In this installment of Science Study Break Dr. Carlton Erickson (Pharmacy--Addiction Science and Research Center) discusses the science of addiction, using scenes from "House MD," "Nurse Jackie," "E.R.," and other shows.

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Science Study Break takes on "Feynman"

Dec. 7, 2011

Watch nuclear engineer, librarian and comics writer Jim Ottaviani discuss his graphic novel biography of the Nobel Prize-winning nuclear physicist Richard Feynman.

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Graphic Novelist Discusses Comic-Book Biography of Physicist Richard Feynman

Sept. 28, 2011

Event: Science Study Break talk by Jim Ottaviani on his graphic novel biography of physicist Richard Feynman. The event is free and open to the public.

When: Friday, Sept. 30, 6 p.m.

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