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Physics Invasion at Comic-Con 2013

The varied worlds of comic books, fantasy, cartoons, anime, video games and blockbuster movies will converge in San Diego later this week for Comic-Con International 2013. We'll be there too, adding a little physics to the chaos of the convention.

During the school year, we distribute our educational (yet fun!) comic books and demo kits to middle schools across the U.S. After receiving great responses from teachers and students alike, we decided to extend our reach to the annual Comic-Con audience.

For the past few years we've been bringing our comic books, buttons, stickers, LED lights, and physics know-how to the busy San Diego Convention Center — the host of Comic-Con International. When we're not promoting our physics goodies at the convention, you can find us fighting crime and saving the day as evidenced by the image below from last year.

The Physics Central team at last year's Comic-Con. Muscles are only slightly exaggerated.
Image Credit and Copyright: David Ellis

For Attendees

Our Booth: 2207

When? Wednesday, July 17 through Sunday, July 21 during exhibit hall hours

Why? Free Spectra Comic Books, buttons, LED's, and more

For Those at Home

We'll be providing regular updates throughout the convention on the blog and our social media platforms. Expect plenty of pictures on our Facebook and burgeoning Instagram account.

You can also read all of our comic books online for free. Hard copies are available in our online store for a small fee.

Links to follow us:

Facebook: Physics Central Facebook

Twitter: @PhysicsCentral

Instagram: PhysicsCentral on Instagram or search "Physicscentral" on your smart phone.


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    James Ph.Kotsybar


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