Anyone who has seen a Marvel movie in the past five years knows the awesome power of Thor’s hammer. It can bat baddies into the stratosphere and even give the Hulk quit a wallop.
Moviegoers have seen the big man’s hammer “Mjolnir” (don’t bother trying to pronounce it) in action in three films now: “Thor,” “The Avengers,” and most recently “Thor: The Dark World.” (OK, it's four films, if you want to count the post-credits scene from “Iron Man 2.”) We all know this fictional weapon is extremely powerful, but a new video explains just how strong - and insanely dangerous - the hammer of Thor would be if it existed in real life. Jake Roper from YouTube channel Vsauce put together a handy, fact-filled explanation of how heavy the hammer would be if it had actually been forged from a dying star.
So how how much does the hammer weigh?
Based on Mjolnir’s dimensions and neutron star construction (the densest and heaviest material in the known universe), Roper estimates that the hammer weighs inRead More »from How much does Thor’s hammer weigh?