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Friday, April 09, 2010

Right Out of The Comics - Are we seeing the origin of real-life iron men?

An ongoing series of posts reporting scientific advancements which (seemingly) move us closer to a "comic book life".

One of my favorite comic book characters, Iron Man has always represented the pinnacle of technological achievement.  As with many other subjects of scifi and four-color adventures, however, an actual Iron Man suit seems to be less and less a matter of fantastic fiction.  Links to a couple more examples will be found below the video.

A project for military application called (believe it or not) the HULC.
A Scientific American article for a "Real-Life Iron Man" suit.