A Quadrillion-Dollar Antimatter Bomb | Because Science Footnotes

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The Day We Almost Set the World on Fire

From Because Science. While humanity has a better understanding of nuclear science now, when the first nuclear weapons were being developed, there were some serious questions about what the scientists were dealing with. Particular, would the first nuclear explosion test ignite the Earth’s atmosphere with it? Kyle terms back the clock to take a closer…

The Organism that Eats Radiation | Because Science Footnotes

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Chernobyl’s Mutant Animals

From Because Science. It’s been over three decades since the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, and while the area remains unsafe for humans to return for long term inhabitation, the wildlife has remained and undergone its own changes in that time. While many might image that sort of radiation would result in bizarre mutations like two-headed…

Don’t Eat The Joker’s Brain! | Because Science Footnotes

From Because Science. Kyle talks “Mad Clown Disease”, 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…

Don’t Eat The Joker’s Brain! | Because Science Footnotes

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How to Hypnotize Jason Momoa | Because Science Footnotes

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Can Aquaman Drown?

From Because Science. Even if you aren’t a huge Aquaman fan, most people still know that he’s a superhero that is capable of surviving and fighting crime both on land and underwater. So the question of whether or not it’s possible for Aquaman to drown might seem like it has a pretty obvious answer, right?…

The Big Bang Theory is Wrong About Superman | Because Science Footnotes

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Superheroes are Saving Us WRONG

From Because Science. What’s more classic than seeing a hero swoop in at the last minute to catch a civilian falling through the air? It’s an exciting way of showcasing a character’s abilities, but is it really as safe as the movies make it out to be? Kyle takes a closer look at the potential…

Stepping Barefoot on the Moon | Because Science Footnotes

From Because Science. Kyle commemorates the anniversary of the moon landing, 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…

Is The Flash Faster on a Bicycle? | Because Science Footnotes

From Because Science. Kyle discusses what happens when you put The Flash on wheels, 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:…

What if a Radioactive Spider Bites You?

From Because Science. Everyone knows that when you’re bitten by a radioactive animal, you get superpowers… right? Kyle weaves a web of facts and math to ensnare the truth in this week’s Because Science! More science: http://nerdist.com/topic/science-tech/ Watch more Because Science: http://nerdi.st/BecSci Follow Kyle Hill: https://twitter.com/Sci_Phile Follow us on FB: https://www.facebook.com/BecauseScience Follow us on Twitter:…

Is Nuclear Power Actually Dangerous? | Because Science Footnotes

From Because Science. Kyle dives into more details of the Chernobyl disaster, 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…

Chernobyl’s Radioactive Lava is Still Hot

From Because Science. With the release of the highly acclaimed HBO mini-series, Chernobyl has once again caught the attention of the world. While the dramatization of the events portrayed on the show offered audiences a compelling narrative, there is still much more to understand about this disaster and its lasting impact. Kyle takes an in…

The God of AC/DC | Because Science Footnotes

From Because Science. Kyle discusses Thor’s shocking weakness, 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…

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…