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February 26, 2009

U of M professor goes Hollywood

Rarely does a college professor get a call from a major Hollywood studio for advice. But that's exactly what happened to University of Minnesota physicist Jim Kakalios. Filmmakers for the highly anticipated superhero movie "Watchmen" heard about Kakalios through his book, "The Physics of Superheroes," and wanted him to be the film's science consultant.

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