Video: The chemistry of The Avengers

April 28, 2015, American Chemical Society
Credit: The American Chemical Society

Science fans, assemble! The world's top superhero team is back to save the world in "Avengers: Age of Ultron."

And these use some super science to help them keep the bad guys in check.

This week, Reactions looks at the chemistry of the Avengers, including Tony Stark's suit, Captain America's shield and Black Widow's super-fast healing.

Check out the video here:

Explore further: 'Avengers' arrives early for Facebook fans

Related Stories

Video: A somber anniversary: 100 years of chemical weapons

April 20, 2015

Wednesday, April 22 large-scale use of chemical weapons in warfare. Some of the best minds in chemistry at that time, including a Nobel Prize winner, used their knowledge of science to build humanity's new weapons of mass ...

Video: Clean up your life with chemistry life hacks

April 13, 2015

Ever run out of your go-to cleaning product, and you've got a mess that you just can't leave alone? Have no fear, chemistry is here. Reactions is back with another round of our Chemistry Life Hacks series, and this week it's ...

Recommended for you

Scientists discover new 'architecture' in corn

January 21, 2019

New research on the U.S.'s most economically important agricultural plant—corn—has revealed a different internal structure of the plant than previously thought, which can help optimize how corn is converted into ethanol.

Artificially produced cells communicate with each other

January 18, 2019

Friedrich Simmel and Aurore Dupin, researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), have for the first time created artificial cell assemblies that can communicate with each other. The cells, separated by fatty membranes, ...

Using bacteria to create a water filter that kills bacteria

January 18, 2019

More than one in 10 people in the world lack basic drinking water access, and by 2025, half of the world's population will be living in water-stressed areas, which is why access to clean water is one of the National Academy ...

Hand-knitted molecules

January 18, 2019

Molecules are usually formed in reaction vessels or laboratory flasks. An Empa research team has now succeeded in producing molecules between two microscopically small, movable gold tips – in a sense as a "hand-knitted" ...

0 comments

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.