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Kakalios is now a sci-fi henchman

                                                       

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor James Kakalios will be honored by the writers of the Sci-fi series Stargate SG-1, on an episode to air Friday, September 8th at 8 p.m.

Joseph Mallozzi who wrote the episode "Memento Mori" had read Kakalios' book, "The Physics of Superheroes" and decided to name a henchman in the service of the villian Athena, "Kakalios," after the professor.