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Published August 14, 2018

Study the Real Science Behind Ant-Man and the Wasp with Marvel University

John Urschel visits the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA to learn all about nanotech!

Learn about the microscopic machinations that make Super Hero life possible for Ant-Man and the Wasp!

So many classic Marvel Comics were influenced by real-world science and technology, and with Marvel University, your host John Urschel talks to experts to dig deeper into the scientific inspirations behind your favorite characters and stories. A former professional football player, John is now pursuing his Ph.D. in mathematics at MIT! So he's got the brain power (and the regular power) of a Super Hero himself!

For today’s Marvel University lesson, sponsored by Dell, John travels to the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA to study the real life nanotech principles that power Ant-Man and the Wasp! Get the lowdown on the scientific reasoning behind the Wasp's stinger and suit, and then see how microscopes could help us catch a glimpse of Ant-Man!

Watch the episode above, and stay tuned to for more episodes of Marvel University!