4 May 2024


From Sci Fi / Sci Fact, 5:00 am on 4 May 2024
Marvel: Earth’s Mightiest Exhibition

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Headshot of Dr. Krista Steenbergen

Dr. Krista Steenbergen Photo: MacDiarmid Institute

Vibranium is a Marvel Comics imagined metal mined in Wakanda that can absorb, store and release large amounts of kinetic energy. MacDiarmid Institute Associate Investigator Krista Steenbergen talks to Bryan Crump about the realities of a metal that could do all these extraordinary things.

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