All the futuristic technologies in 'Black Panther,' and how close they are to becoming reality
Publication/Creation DateFebruary 26 2018
DescriptionThis article compares some of the high tech inventions in Black Panther's fictional nation of Wakanda to innovations that are happening in the real world today. Examples include the potential resemblance of Shuri's magnetic levitation rail system to Elon Musk's Hyperloop, remote piloting and the use of kimoyo beads to remotely controlled drones using VR, and Wakanda's vibranium to today's existence of graphene.
Date archivedMarch 3 2018
Last editedDecember 14 2020
How to cite this entry
Kaylee Fagan. (February 26 2018). "All the futuristic technologies in 'Black Panther,' and how close they are to becoming reality". Business Insider. Business Insider. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/2823