Exploding Ant-Man | Because Science Footnotes


  1. Jesus

    Jesus17 hari yang lalu

    Why dont we use mirrors to melt steel in Forges

  2. Logan Zaske

    Logan ZaskeBulan Yang lalu

    If antman punched someone while tiny, and the punch had the same force as if he was full sized, wouldn't the surface area of his fist be small enough to cause it to punch straight through the skin?

  3. That Guy Levi

    That Guy LeviBulan Yang lalu

    That Valkyrie queen is such a bitch...

  4. Jimbo Diggity

    Jimbo DiggityBulan Yang lalu

    0:11 he totally almost said " climbing up a VaGina" haha!!!😅

  5. Dark Star

    Dark Star2 bulan yang lalu

    Kyle saying that guys name at 1.32 and before. Funniest thing ever. Great start to my working day. Love a good laugh.

  6. JOhannes Bauer

    JOhannes Bauer2 bulan yang lalu

    i Know im to late, BUT! I guess this will never happen that you can vaporise Ant-Man with a magnify glass. Simply because of 1 reason: You also heat the whole Suite than shrinks him Down. So if this thing will be destroyed or have a malfunction, i guess this will bring Ant-Man back to normal size.

  7. Mr. Raymond

    Mr. Raymond2 bulan yang lalu

    I watched an episode of The Action Lab and he made a big magnifying glass to melt materials from the sun. He put a piece of Spectralon under and it didnt even get warm because of all the light reflected. My question is, would Spectralon melt under the huge magnifying glass?

  8. noirre99

    noirre993 bulan yang lalu

    14:58 does anyone know if that was camera trickery or did he pulled magic on all of us with? In talking about his sun glasses. They start off upsidedown and then he puts them on right side up.

  9. Matthew Smith

    Matthew Smith3 bulan yang lalu

    Would ant man have superhuman reaction speed because of his small size and slowed reaction in giant form because of changing distance of the nerves

  10. SnowCrystal wolf

    SnowCrystal wolf4 bulan yang lalu

    I went to Texas to visit my sister and her car was all black inside and outside

  11. Ricarda Due

    Ricarda Due4 bulan yang lalu

    You could make a fire with moonlight. Many things start burning at reeeeeeeaaaaaaally low temperatures.

  12. Dan O'Connell

    Dan O'Connell4 bulan yang lalu

    As a photographer there's something called the "Sunny-16" rule which basically means in bright daylight you shoot at F/16 and whatever your ISO is for shutter speed, so 400ISO = 1/400th sec shutter. The moon OTOH has the "Moony-11" rule, which basically means you shoot at F/11 and whatever your ISO is for shutter speed. Being fractions of the focal length, 1/11th of of the focal length lets in double the amount of light as 1/16th. What this boils down to is that taking a picture of the Moon's surface it's only 1/2 as bright as the Earth's surface during bright daylight... from our vantage point on Earth. All things being equal, the light bouncing off the Moon on an average Lunar day would be roughly the same as the light bouncing off the Earth... and you're never going to start a fire by bouncing light off it either.

  13. Anthony Dembitsky

    Anthony Dembitsky4 bulan yang lalu

    Well darn, I guess I shouldn't have looked into the sun a bunch when I was younger...

  14. GT Morrow

    GT Morrow4 bulan yang lalu

    If antman retained his 75kg mass when he’s ant sized, how is he able to ride on the back of various flying insects?

  15. Guy Dviri

    Guy Dviri4 bulan yang lalu

    Hey Kyle is it possible to build real mini artificial planes that orbit each others in space ,like our solar system , you know standing sun and her orbiting planets?

  16. That one guy Mark

    That one guy Mark4 bulan yang lalu

    69.... Nice

  17. Corey Munroe

    Corey Munroe4 bulan yang lalu

    Wouldn't the material of the suit have a greater affect than the color?

  18. Kate Marquez

    Kate Marquez4 bulan yang lalu

    LOL MACH 77, wouldn't he explode due to the intense heat of the air friction because of his speed before he can even hit the ground?

  19. Blaire Shadowpaw

    Blaire Shadowpaw4 bulan yang lalu

    WAIT A SECOND, if Ant Man got to Mach 77 for terminal velocity, he would reach a speed that would literally tear his body to shreds before actually hitting the ground Ant Man might be the only case where the fall COULD kill him, not JUST the sudden stop at the end.

  20. Holly Hartwick

    Holly Hartwick4 bulan yang lalu

    The key to the moon issue is “diffuse light”. Like light reflecting off a piece of paper, the light reflecting off the moon gets scattered by inconsistencies in the surface. The moon is rock, not a polished mirror. The reflecting sunlight is imperfect and loses most of its intensity.

  21. Dabbing Kerbonaut

    Dabbing Kerbonaut4 bulan yang lalu

    YES! I knew you referenced xkcd when making the video!

  22. Broba Fett

    Broba Fett4 bulan yang lalu

    When referring to physical distance, IT’S FARTHER not FURTHER! That is all.

  23. Goober Doober9595

    Goober Doober95955 bulan yang lalu

    What if Ant-man was ant size and fell off a building onto someone. wait nevermind YIKES

  24. Norberto Pena

    Norberto Pena5 bulan yang lalu

    How much damage can the sun do to your eye if you started at it for more than a minute

  25. Daniel Martinek

    Daniel Martinek5 bulan yang lalu

    13:13 eye has some protective mechanisms like ieis contraction and reflectivly closing eye lid, but still bad idea.


    EZOR BLACK5 bulan yang lalu

    Greetings from Greece If on space the movement of an object cant stop if anything didn't apply force on it . Can we use this unlimited movement to produce electricity fore ever ?

  27. chase corpus

    chase corpus5 bulan yang lalu

    couldnt you keep god of war on the same difficulty and just new game plus until you are strong enough?

  28. nCUX1699

    nCUX16995 bulan yang lalu

    Ha! I can look at sun all i want (without my glasses) cause my eyesight is -6 and it can not focus on my retina

  29. Piotr Wójcik

    Piotr Wójcik5 bulan yang lalu

    Will anus-crawling Ant-Man have any survival chance if Thanos decides preemptively to use magnifying glasses against him?

  30. Driggsquad 01

    Driggsquad 015 bulan yang lalu

    If the flash was super speeding and tripped over a rock or a stair wouldn’t it break his foot

  31. Fuu Chan

    Fuu Chan5 bulan yang lalu

    how im so far behind.....?

  32. Vertrix

    Vertrix5 bulan yang lalu

    So, the lense in our eyes focuses the ligth in one point but what if you are short-sighted? Then the image on your retina isnt as focused or clear. Does this have effect on how bad it is to look at the sun?

  33. NRUT117

    NRUT1175 bulan yang lalu

    Can wolverine get circumsized?

  34. Vulpine Deity

    Vulpine Deity5 bulan yang lalu

    Ye Olde is pronounced the same as the old. It's not a Y, it's a thorn; an Anglo-Saxon letter that makes the hard th sound. The soft th sound is made by a letter that looks like a d with a line through the stem.

  35. OctoberRaven

    OctoberRaven5 bulan yang lalu

    Kyle w the magnifying glass looks like Annoying Orange

  36. Nate Wright

    Nate Wright5 bulan yang lalu

    Ant man is very inconsistent. It seems he maintains his mass in tiny form when he wants to attack someone. However if he sneaks around on someone's body, they do not seem to notice a 175lb man standing on their shoulder on almost a single point. I think if you put 175lb behind something roughly the size of a pencil, a person would definitely notice that penetrating their skin.

  37. TiagoTiago

    TiagoTiago5 bulan yang lalu

    If you give a man a fire, he will not feel cold for a while, if you set a man on fire he will not feel cold for the rest of his life.

  38. Stimm002

    Stimm0025 bulan yang lalu

    My siblings were to far away so I flicked my partner... didn't break my finger...DID break my nose... So apparently it's hazardous to your nose to flick things...

  39. Mahmood The Camel Thief

    Mahmood The Camel Thief5 bulan yang lalu

    So this episode sent my thoughts reeling on the subject of perception. Is the world actually " alot darker " than we see it to be since our eyes concentrate the photons of light so intensely on the optic nerve? So would you see the " actual real amount of light " in the world if your eye didnt have a focusing lens? I know we have evolved a very very very advanced optical system but because of lack of perception for how the world might actually look, I had no idea that what we are seeing is actually an enhanced image.

  40. Ayytbom [BOOSTED]

    Ayytbom [BOOSTED]5 bulan yang lalu

    Love your videos kyle! i have been binge watching the whole playlist and i can't believe im not done yet :D Not sure if this is a silly question but id like to know if there are any chemical reactions we know of where you end up with a product of the reaction having more additive mass than the reactants used. if this is a thing (or if we pretended that its a thing) Could this be used to solve the "weight of rocket fuel" issue that the spaceboys are having ?

  41. Bill Keck

    Bill Keck5 bulan yang lalu

    OMG! Ant Man's terminal velocity would make him a more dangerous projectile than a bullet!

  42. Rishabh V

    Rishabh V5 bulan yang lalu

    Wonder what's his favourite anime

  43. Vampyrgeden

    Vampyrgeden5 bulan yang lalu

    I only watch footnotes, so I'm never gonna have my comment pop up on footnotes. So sad

  44. Евгений Семёнов

    Евгений Семёнов5 bulan yang lalu

    Thinking back to your video on the properties of vibranium, wouldn't at least some of the weird Ant-Man abilities be explained by decoupling momentum and kinetic energy? What would happen if he had kinetic energy of a grown man, but momentum of an ant? Or vice versa?

  45. Khodexus

    Khodexus5 bulan yang lalu

    "Ye old magnifying glass." Should be pronounced the same as "The old magnifying glass." Ye, is just an early form of "the" back when British printing presses didn't have an equivalent letter for the French letter that was pronounced as what we know today as "th", so they substituted the letter "y" because it was the closest in appearance. This was before someone decided to represent the sound with the letters "th" instead. Also, the way Ant-man is portrayed in the MCU is alot more consistent than you imply, it just doesn't match how it is explained. But you have to consider that the explanation is probably being dumbed down bit for Scott Lang's benefit.

  46. Khodexus

    Khodexus5 bulan yang lalu

    @Chloroplast ✔ What are you talking about? What script? And if I've mentioned the Ant Man explanation before and it continues to go unacknowledged, I will continue to mention it.

  47. Chloroplast ✔

    Chloroplast ✔5 bulan yang lalu

    Khodexus I already know that. stop telling me that. and plus, you stole that script from a video

  48. Joseph A

    Joseph A5 bulan yang lalu

    I'm watching The Expanse now teeehee

  49. johhny nox

    johhny nox5 bulan yang lalu

    When you can’t get a job as a scientist with your doctorate so you become a IDreporterr.

  50. Jacob Branchflower

    Jacob Branchflower5 bulan yang lalu

    You talk a lot about how powers would suck when examined scientifically. Are there any that would really be awesome and hold up under a scientific lens? (pun definitely intended)

  51. Bryce Edmonds

    Bryce Edmonds5 bulan yang lalu

    Please can you and your hair do a Chernobyl episode please thanks love ya

  52. Matt K

    Matt K5 bulan yang lalu

    It's spelled with a "fancy u" due to the brutal British colonization of India. If the commenter is indeed Indian as their name suggests.

  53. Gabriel Pryor

    Gabriel Pryor5 bulan yang lalu

    Can you do a video on "King Arthur legend of the sword" when he welds the sword how much stronger and faster does it make him? Like you can see him break swords and knock people back, you also see him move a lot faster, but how fast and strong is he?

  54. Inspired Magic

    Inspired Magic5 bulan yang lalu

    Hey man, been watching a long time big fan, um quick question... could captain americas sheild stop a 50. Cal bullet made of vibranium?

  55. big nibba

    big nibba5 bulan yang lalu

    What if the punches weren't from the force of his fist but his inertia because when he shrinks he would have the same inertia meaning that the force of normal size batman jumping at your face and the antman going from big to small the same

  56. The-List_1

    The-List_15 bulan yang lalu

    Light a fire with moonlight... go outside and look at the moon... now try doing that with the sun... gg

  57. i420x Gaming

    i420x Gaming5 bulan yang lalu

    Can you do an episode on superheated water? It's quite fascinating

  58. Dead Man

    Dead Man5 bulan yang lalu

    Question if werewolves were real and infected humans through biting could they infect other creatures

  59. Comoloid

    Comoloid5 bulan yang lalu

    Whether ant-man would "break" your finger or not depends on how you define break... Assuming his mass remains constant then his size, or contacted surface area; would determine whether the force was applied like flicking a wall, or like flicking an extremely sharp object since all that pressure would be concentrated into a very small point. P=F/A Creating a puncture through a finger may not qualify as breaking it (though it might break/puncture the bone), but I would prefer to pass on trying it either way. Thanks for another great episode.

  60. Osnat Ashtara Levin

    Osnat Ashtara Levin5 bulan yang lalu

    I thought that moonlight is not that strong (even on the moon's surface) because light spreads as it moves outward (also an episode in mythbusters - the mirror myth from "the mummy") =)

  61. Simon Says

    Simon Says5 bulan yang lalu

    So if Antman's mass truly remains constant, he could theoretically turn into a black hole, by compressing himself to subatomic levels and making his mass "collapse" into itself. (that is if he can make himself shrink limitlessly)

  62. Derek Peterson

    Derek Peterson5 bulan yang lalu

    I would be curious to find out how far one of the spoken exploded bone fragments would travel through the universe before loosing momentum, if the surface area is reduced by over 600x and it was projected by the equivalent of a hydrogen bomb made on the scale of an ant. Wouldn't this become the most deadly micro dirty-bomb of all time? (got this is going to look bad on algorithms)