Why Thor ISN’T Immune to Electricity

From Because Science. Being the “God of Thunder”, many fans assumed this naturally meant Thor should be immune to all forms of electricity. However, in the film, Thor: Ragnarok, we saw several instances where the hero is not only effected, but fulled incapacitated tasers and other electricity based weapons. This aspect of the film left…

Neutron Star BB Gun | Because Science Footnotes

From Because Science. Kyle discusses the Men in Black’s most dangerous weapon, responds to your comments, and more! Grab your new Because Science merch here: https://shop.nerdist.com/collections/… Subscribe for more Because Science: http://bit.ly/BecSciSub More science: http://nerdist.com/topic/science-tech/ Watch more Because Science: http://nerdi.st/BecSci Follow Because Science on: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BecauseScience Twitter https://twitter.com/becausescience Instagram https://www.instagram.com/becausescience Follow Kyle Hill: https://twitter.com/Sci_Phile Follow…

Men in Black’s Noisy Cricket is CRAZY

From Because Science. Defending the planet isn’t easy, but with the help of some advanced alien technology, the Men in Black have managed to keep the Earth safe from a variety of intergalactic threats. One of the most famous weapons in their arsenal happens to also be one of the smallest. As seen throughout the…

Exploding Ant-Man | Because Science Footnotes

From Because Science. Kyle discusses what would happen if you managed to explode Ant-Man, responds to your comments, and more! Grab your new Because Science merch here: https://shop.nerdist.com/collections/… Subscribe for more Because Science: http://bit.ly/BecSciSub More science: http://nerdist.com/topic/science-tech/ Watch more Because Science: http://nerdi.st/BecSci Follow Because Science on: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BecauseScience Twitter https://twitter.com/becausescience Instagram https://www.instagram.com/becausescience Follow Kyle Hill:…

Is Space Too Big to Explore? | Because Space

From Because Science. The mystery of space and its endless possibilities provides an exciting final frontier for humanity. However, is space just too big for us to explore? Science fiction has brought us creative solutions to the challenges of space travel, but just how realistic and helpful would cryo freezing or hyperspace really be in…

Can a Magnifying Glass Destroy Ant-Man?

From Because Science. Since his debut in the MCU, Ant-Man has grown to be one of the most valuable Avengers, even playing a crucial role in Endgame. However, even with his extraordinary skillset and powers, could the pint-sized super hero be destroyed by a simple magnifying glass like his insect namesake? Kyle takes a closer…

Godzilla’s Nuclear Steam Breath | Because Science Footnotes

From Because Science. Kyle discusses nuclear breath, responds to your comments, and more! Grab your new Because Science merch here: https://shop.nerdist.com/collections/… Subscribe for more Because Science: http://bit.ly/BecSciSub More science: http://nerdist.com/topic/science-tech/ Watch more Because Science: http://nerdi.st/BecSci Follow Because Science on: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BecauseScience Twitter https://twitter.com/becausescience Instagram https://www.instagram.com/becausescience Follow Kyle Hill: https://twitter.com/Sci_Phile Follow us on FB: https://www.facebook.com/BecauseScience Follow…

Could We Survive Without the Sun? | Because Space

From Because Science. While gremlins, goblins, and Mr.Burns may think it sounds like a good idea, would a world without the Sun even be possible? Dr.Moo sheds some light on this dark prospect in this week’s Because Space! Subscribe for more Because Space: http://bit.ly/BecSciSub More science: http://nerdist.com/topic/science-tech/ Watch Because Science: http://nerdi.st/BecSci Follow Dr. Moo: https://twitter.com/moogega…

Are Godzilla’s Flying Monsters Big Enough?

From Because Science. The King of the Monsters and his fellow colossal companions have been trampling their way across film history for decades. They’ve all seen updates, redesign, and even a few growth spurts over the years, but are Godzilla’s winged co-stars big enough? Kyle takes flight as he explores this kaiju conundrum in this…

How Long Do You Want to Live? | Because Science Footnotes

From Because Science. Kyle discusses the downside of immortality, responds to your comments, and more! Grab your new Because Science merch here: https://shop.nerdist.com/collections/… Subscribe for more Because Science: http://bit.ly/BecSciSub More science: http://nerdist.com/topic/science-tech/ Watch more Because Science: http://nerdi.st/BecSci Follow Because Science on: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BecauseScience Twitter https://twitter.com/becausescience Instagram https://www.instagram.com/becausescience Follow Kyle Hill: https://twitter.com/Sci_Phile Follow us on FB:…

Is the MULTIVERSE Real? | Because Space

From Because Science. You may have seen the idea of multiple universes in some of your favorite science fiction shows like Rick & Morty and Futurama, but what exactly is the science behind this complex theory? Dr.Moo takes a trip across the multiverse to find out whether this classic sci-fi trope is science fact or…

You Don’t Want to Live Forever

From Because Science. The idea of immortality has long been a prominent fixture in storytelling, and serves as a much sought after goal even here in real life. The ability to live forever, free of the limitations of the human body’s natural life cycle, seems like a logical aspiration, but do you really want to…

Did We Get Mortal Kombat Wrong!? | Because Science Footnotes

From Because Science. Kyle discusses The Science of Mortal Kombat, responds to your comments, and more! Grab your new Because Science merch here: https://shop.nerdist.com/collections/… Subscribe for more Because Science: http://bit.ly/BecSciSub More science: http://nerdist.com/topic/science-tech/ Watch more Because Science: http://nerdi.st/BecSci Follow Because Science on: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BecauseScience Twitter https://twitter.com/becausescience Instagram https://www.instagram.com/becausescience Follow Kyle Hill: https://twitter.com/Sci_Phile Follow us on…

Why You Shouldn’t Drink Alcohol In Space | Because Space

From Because Science. In space, you may be tempted to unwind with your favorite adult beverage after a long day of cosmic adventures, but unfortunately for astronauts like Sterling Archer, alcohol and space just don’t mix. In the premiere episode, Dr.Moo gives Archer the rundown of what exactly happens to the human body in space,…

What Really Happened to Iron Man?

From Because Science. Warning, we’re in the Endgame now, so if you still haven’t seen the latest Avengers adventure beware of SPOILERS. The epic conclusion to Avengers: Endgame saw Iron Man deliver the finishing blow using his own Infinity Gauntlet to save the day. It was an iconic moment that ultimately came with a heavy…