James Kakalios

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General Information

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Name: James Kakalios

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;

Born:


Website: physicsofsuperheroes.com

Email: beth.parker@us.penguingroup.com


Illinois Connection

James attended the University of Chicago where he earned his MS and then received his Ph.D. in 1986.

Biographical and Professional Information

James Kakalios is the Taylor Distinguished Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota, where he has taught since 1988, and where his class “Everything I Needed to Know About Physics I Learned from Reading Comic Books” is a popular freshman seminar.

Published Works

  • The Physics of Superheroes: Spectacular Second Edition, Gotham, 2009
  • The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration of the Science That Made Our World , Gotham, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Physics of Superheroes: More Heroes! More Villains! More Science! Spectacular Second Edition

ISBN: 1592405088
Release Date: 2009-11-03

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The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration of the Science That Made Our World

ISBN: 1592406726
Release Date: 2011-11-01

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Please contact James at: beth.parker@us.penguingroup.com


External Links

James Kakalios on WorldCat

James Kakalios on Amazon

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