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Superhero science: UC Davis professor Ricardo Castro brings superheroes to reality with materials science

By April Gocha / December 1, 2015

UC Davis professor Ricardo Castro’s “Science of Superheroes” undergraduate course, born from a childhood love of comic books, is capitalizing on pop culture to communicate enthusiasm in materials science to young students.

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‘Everyday Miracles’ puts materials science on TV with scientist Mark Miodownik

By April Gocha / February 3, 2015

In the new BBC TV show “Everyday Miracles,” host and materials scientist Mark Miodownik “reveals the amazing stories behind everyday objects of desire and how they are miraculously transformed from raw materials into the very stuff of the modern world.”

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COSMOS is back, with Neil deGrasse Tyson in Carl Sagan’s seat

By April Gocha / March 7, 2014

The iconic 1980s series “Cosmos” returns this weekend–with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson as the new host, “Cosmos” has big ambitions.

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