Physicists calculate that Batman’s famous glide would result in fatal injuries | Mail Online

Physicists calculate that Batman’s famous glide would result in fatal injuries | Mail Online.

Nader Nazemi-Batman

Gliding to his doom: With his current, smaller cape, Batman would hit the ground at around 50mph, causing catastrophic injuries and probably death

Well, there goes the Caped Crusader’s dreams of being the number one Super Hero. Maybe it is time to cal in Robin.

Batman’s famous glides would mean superhero hits ground at 50mph
Calculations by team of physicists
Superhero should invest in bigger cape – or use jets to slow him down

A group of killjoy students have proven that Batman’s heroic glides through Gotham city wouldn’t allow miraculous escapes and flying kicks – instead, Batman would probably die.

To pull off the famous stunt, the Caped Crusader would need a much bigger cape, say a group of British physics students from Leicester – or he should invest in jets to slow his descent.
With his current, smaller cape, Batman would hit the ground at around 50mph, causing catastrophic injuries and probably death.


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