People of Northwest Public Radio
Tue July 10, 2012
Batman is No Match For Physics
Originally published on Tue July 10, 2012 4:53 am
Batman may be able to save Gotham from villians but the rules of physics apply to him. Four British graduate students produced a paper called "Trajectory of a falling Batman." It says Batman could glide off a 500-foot building as he does in the 2005 movie but he'd hit the ground at a life-threatening 50 miles-per-hour.