‘Reactions’ Explains the Science Behind the Armor, Weapons, and Abilities of Marvel’s Avengers

Chemist Raychelle Burks starred in a recent episode of the American Chemical Society series Reactions to help explain the science behind the armor, weapons, and abilities of Marvel‘s powerful Avengers superhero team.

Science fans, assemble! The world’s top superhero team is back to save the world in “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” And these superheroes 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.