Is Ant-Man Secretly the Most Powerful Avenger?

  • Published on Jul 5, 2018
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  • Because Science
    Because Science  7 months ago +630

    Thanks for watching! If your brain feels broken, you're not alone, trust me. *IMPORTANT CORRECTION* We'll get to this in the next Footnotes, but you don't actually need to "go sub-atomic" to experience quantum effects, at least in theory, and Ant-Man wouldn't even be able to get that small, considering that no matter how close his atoms get together, he still has atoms. I apologize for furthering the common misconception that "going quantum" is simply a matter of how big you are. -- KH

    • Tùng Dương
      Tùng Dương Day ago

      I have heard form a comic enthusiast friend that in the original comic (don't know which issue), they said the principle for ant man's shrink is to store extra mass in another dimension, but I heard no explanation for enlargement, though

    • Adam Arthur
      Adam Arthur 8 days ago

      Bro you're smart cool stuff.

    • Nathan Case
      Nathan Case Month ago

      DressiKnights. Normally pym particle would work this way but ant man specifically had to override safeguards to go sub-atomic. Also, yes he could become a black hole if he got really small. This is called the Schwarchild radius. In this case for a normal human it would be unfathomably small (about 10^-23 cm). Such a black hole would evaporate due to Hawking radiation in an imperceptibly small amount of time.

    • Nathan Case
      Nathan Case Month ago

      Because Science. Multiverse theory . . .

    • Sam Munoz
      Sam Munoz Month ago

      Because Science the Atom is stronger Cuz I like DC

  • Hans Wurst
    Hans Wurst 59 minutes ago

    or Domino actually!!

  • Arun visvajeet Rs
    Arun visvajeet Rs 2 days ago

    Which power do think is the most powerful among the mutants?

  • moneymike77p
    moneymike77p 3 days ago

    It would be antman if they would get the physics of antman correct

  • spring breeze
    spring breeze 3 days ago

    Ant man would alert the anti glitch system and the matrix will try to eliminate him like a bug

  • DJLCBrown
    DJLCBrown 4 days ago

    You're basically describing the Molecule Man.

  • Paul Zaborny
    Paul Zaborny 5 days ago

    According to SJW's and soyboys Ant-Man isn't. Brie Larsons Captain Marvel is because she is the bestest superhero -EAVAR and gonna save them all. lololol

  • Keith Graber
    Keith Graber 5 days ago

    I love how all of these videos seem to be filmed in The Abyss from Dark Souls. You can tell because of the backlighting from the bonfire.

  • Gurpreet Madaan
    Gurpreet Madaan 5 days ago

    Is he tryin to ruin avengers end game

    • Because Science
      Because Science  5 days ago

      Gurpreet Madaan You’re commenting that on a video that came out literally 8 months ago - kH

  • TheRunedWarrior
    TheRunedWarrior 5 days ago


  • James Cho
    James Cho 6 days ago

    Your luscious hair is what keeps bringing me back.

  • Jonathan Bouman
    Jonathan Bouman 7 days ago

    I don't understand how he calculated the pressure at 9:41. Could someone explain where he got all the numbers from and how he did the calculation?

  • Faez recovery
    Faez recovery 7 days ago

    First time watching and finding about this channel. Omg.. I love the explanations

  • Dimtrodon2000
    Dimtrodon2000 8 days ago

    I’m pretty sure “quantum mechanics” is just a fancy name for making everything needlessly complicated

  • Solomon Onah
    Solomon Onah 11 days ago

    "Aiming for the head now?"😂😂😂😂 nice one!

  • Diego Estefanía
    Diego Estefanía 13 days ago

    3:35 blew my mind away!!!

  • ┓┏ 凵 =╱⊿┌┬┐

    no way scarlet witch for the win

    DOJO MOJO 14 days ago

    Where's Ant-Man? I can't see him anywhere.

  • Lord Knightcon
    Lord Knightcon 15 days ago

    Without having watched the video, no he is not, because his powers are completely inconsistent and make no sense within the universe of his own movie.
    Me: "Ant-Man huh. So what does he do?"
    Film: "He shrinks down so small you can't see him!"
    Me: "Well that sounds pretty useless. How does he affect anything while he is that small?"
    Film: "Well he is still has his normal strength. So he's like a fully-grown fighter you can't see!"
    Me: "That doesn't make any sense. If he still had the same strength he would fling himself away from everything he would hit because there would be no mass behind his punches. He'd be like an astronaut in zero gravity."
    Film: "Oh he retains his mass too. Everything that shrinks does."
    Me: "That makes even less sense. If he retains the same mass, how does he ride on the back of an ant? He would squash it. He would be immediately noticed by any person he tries to hide on as well."
    Film: "Uh..."
    Me: "Also given that he is tiny, his full-size weight and mass is impacting a far smaller space, so he would immediately punch through almost any surface he tries to walk on, like a needle breaking your skin."
    Film: "Well..."
    Me: "Speaking of which, he would do the same thing to any person he hit while he was that tiny. His punches would be like getting hit by bullets. He would be slicing through muscle and bone with ease."
    Film: "The thing is..."
    Me: "And hang on, if everything that shrinks keeps the same weight and mass, how does Hank Pym carry the Abrams tank around with him on a keyring? Wouldn't it still weigh like six tons?"
    Film: "... $#@% you, man."
    Me (to empty room): "And how does he get anywhere on foot? You ever seen an ant run? They don't go that fast. It should take him like ten minutes to cross from one side of a room to the other at that size."

  • C S
    C S 17 days ago

    They would never introduce this as a concept

  • Genesis Saucedo
    Genesis Saucedo 17 days ago

    Ant-Man can go in anyone’s ear and boom-

    - SHADOWxCHASER 17 days ago

    Humans madeup time so everthing you said makes no sense

  • Brandon Parr
    Brandon Parr 17 days ago

    Macy's Thanksgiving parade.

  • ballah bangura
    ballah bangura 20 days ago

    I think its called the Macy's Rose bowl parade and i think he looks more similar to Aquaman.

  • Anthaleus Decriseus
    Anthaleus Decriseus 20 days ago

    You just solved what will happen with End Game.

    FAZEX 22 days ago

    Ant-man can bring Bucky, Pete, Dr Strange, GoG, Black Panther and anyone from "death". ENDgaME Theory

  • KurayamiXHikari
    KurayamiXHikari 23 days ago

    Avengers Endgame plot?

  • Emmanuel austin-okoli
    Emmanuel austin-okoli 24 days ago

    He is not a avenger

  • greenpugfighter
    greenpugfighter 24 days ago

    What kind markers does he use ?

  • hazyone75
    hazyone75 25 days ago

    You know, the mass problem has been addressed in the comics. It's often mentioned that one of the properties of Pym particles allows for the acquisition or shunning of mass from/to another dimension (pocket universe?). I'm not sure why some version of this hasn't been alluded to in the movies.

  • Donelle Bullock
    Donelle Bullock 26 days ago

    In the Comic, the explanation was different on how the suit works.

  • Reigin Animss
    Reigin Animss 26 days ago

    Ant-man even though he still dosen't know how to use its true hidden majestic powers but shrinking is op tbh

  • dany
    dany 26 days ago


  • Thomas K
    Thomas K 26 days ago

    Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade (has balloons) and The Rose Parade (no balloons)

  • Zero no Life
    Zero no Life 28 days ago

    Wait, so you just basically said that Ant Man can manipulate probabilities. Meaning he is Scarlet Witch. Ant Man is Scarlet Witch Confirmed!

  • Ashamoo Smith
    Ashamoo Smith 29 days ago

    Is this what he does in endgame to get to 1982

  • Bencana Toilet
    Bencana Toilet Month ago

    Hey love ur vids geek thor

  • Envision Official.
    Envision Official. Month ago

    You have helped me with my String Theory paper. Thanks.

  • Stipulate V
    Stipulate V Month ago

    Somebody call Hermione please... we've got another Leviosa Case.

  • Stipulate V
    Stipulate V Month ago

    "Who's the 'Strongest Avenger' now?"

  • Damien Steinrich
    Damien Steinrich Month ago

    When antman goes large does his density remain the same and if so shouldn't he float at that point?

  • Kelton Johnson
    Kelton Johnson Month ago

    If the fourth detention is time then isn't doctor Strange just harnessing the fourth detention

  • Anthony Wolfe
    Anthony Wolfe Month ago

    So pretty much since you know the people that work on the movies for Ant-Man this is pretty much cannon information right. And what is going to save everyone in the next marvel movie calling it now lol

  • Johnny, The Tormentor
    Johnny, The Tormentor Month ago +1

    He could enter Thanos's anus & then grow back to his normal size and no more sequels.

  • FaithMidnight
    FaithMidnight Month ago

    Were you sucking helium and sulfur hexafluoride alternately while filming?

  • Lady BooBear
    Lady BooBear Month ago

    Basically just spoiled the next Avengers movie. Weird flex,

    But okay.

  • TheLegalBeagle
    TheLegalBeagle Month ago

    But when he goes sub atomic he would also create a black hole because of the density

  • Tati Dee
    Tati Dee Month ago

    This is the reason why I love physics and science. How else would I predict Avengers movie endings :p

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  • Nathan Case
    Nathan Case Month ago

    Personally, I subscribe to the multiverse interpretation and not the more common Copenhagen interpretation as given here. Would have like some talk about that. Very good video though.

  • Clos25. Aka Carlos Olague

    It's almost like your talking about Multi dimensional universe

  • Vivaldi
    Vivaldi Month ago

    Can someone explain to me why he says "thank you so much for watching 'Jordan' " at 13:26? Please I need to know I'm not crazy! The subtitles say Jordan too! (My name is Jordan BTW)

  • John Meise
    John Meise Month ago

    13:10 This doesn't bother me because I assume there's just a way that he's able to take on extra mass when he grows and then when he shrinks, discard extra mass....or something. It makes no sense, but it only makes no sense if we try to understand it with what we know about the universe. I'm perfectly comfortable shrugging it off to the fact that the technology in these movies is many times more advanced than anything we can hope to have even in the next 100-500 years....or longer.

  • Lya khat
    Lya khat Month ago

    If the mass stays the same, how does Hank Pym use an actual take as a key chain?? And how does Scott lang stand on Louis's shoulder??

  • Vedant Chaudhari
    Vedant Chaudhari Month ago


  • Willem Ronken
    Willem Ronken Month ago

    Lol you sounded like bill cipher from gravity falls "reality is an illusion"

  • Richie Helf
    Richie Helf Month ago

    How strong would Batman need to be to bend the rifle barrel 90 degrees with one hand like he did in the dark Knight

  • Dream Diver
    Dream Diver Month ago

    Spoilers for the next infinity war!😂

  • Da MOoS3 P3rsOn
    Da MOoS3 P3rsOn Month ago

    the end was so dumb

  • Szymon Sokoliński
    Szymon Sokoliński Month ago

    How 'bout Sentry?

  • Edgar Garcia
    Edgar Garcia Month ago

    This just might have been the plot of Avengers: Endgame. What a God.

  • I Say
    I Say Month ago

    now make a video of how thor would be without his muscles and powers then simply stand in front of the camera for five minutes

  • Chris Romero
    Chris Romero Month ago

    Maybe our eyes activate photons that are already there with that being said that would mean photons are everywhere, all the time, I'm not sure if that's possible I'm not a smart guy, I just like to learn

  • wunjothurisaz
    wunjothurisaz Month ago

    Oh and technically even though Dr Strange fought alongside the Avengers.. he is not actually one of them.

  • wunjothurisaz
    wunjothurisaz Month ago

    THe issue is that Ant-Man is composed of about 7 times 10 to the power of 27 (ish) atoms. All these atoms form their own coherent entity.. Ant-Man. Within this cluster, each of these particles dwells within their OWN quantum realm. So you now have two tiers of quantum realms... the general, universal one, and the one that is Ant-Man. Which of these two quantum realms, and their corresponding rules and behaviours takes precedence? What if his personal quantum mechanics still serves as a stabilizing factor and thereby prevents him from choosing world lines in the larger, universal realm?
    arg.. comic book physics....

  • Omar Abundis
    Omar Abundis Month ago

    Discount Chris hemsworth

  • Krazy p
    Krazy p Month ago

    Im going to assume that black mirrors work about the same. So theoreticaly the photon can go forward in time and back to my eye. Ive heard of people being able to see the future through black mirrors. Is it possible they are able to spot that specific path that went forward and back and caught a glimpse of forward? Stupid theory but hey. No such thing as a stupid question.

  • Keith Roble
    Keith Roble Month ago

    Avengers 4 spoiled hahaha

  • Rachael Joy
    Rachael Joy Month ago

    don't forget the part about how when he shrunk to the quantum realm he would have become a black hole and sucked up the earth and everything on it

  • Kristofer Milhauser

    How it was in how it was designed. Intelligent design😉 our DNA is literally like code that was written like an app

  • Nestor
    Nestor Month ago

    I'm never going to look at a mirror the same way again.

  • Jake Sullivan
    Jake Sullivan Month ago

    If this is the way the universe is woven..... Who wove it?......

  • Richie Rai
    Richie Rai Month ago

    You look like Chris H (Thor)

  • Burningskull13
    Burningskull13 Month ago

    I'd be curious at how his metabolism is affected by growing or shrinking which is why I think he get's tired after being to big for a short time.

  • John Page
    John Page Month ago

    PLEASE DO A VIDEO ON HOW AN ALCUBIERRE DRIVE (warp drive from the Star Trek Universe) could be used as a weapon. For example, if the space is compressed in front of the ship and expanded behind relative to a bubble of space within where the occupants of the ship feels all the laws of space/time relativity the same as we do now sitting at our computers, the space that's effected outside the (safe bubble) would be subjected to extreme expansion and contraction so hypothetically a ship with its weapons destroyed and on the verge of being overrun with Borg could just engage their warp field and if they were within a certain proximity, it would basically crush/implode/explode the opposing ship. I've seen NO other videos on this, this idea has intrigued me for years now and I'd love if you could see this comment and possibly mention it or do an actual video on it because I think that would also peak minds in many others.

  • Burrdie B
    Burrdie B Month ago

    "Aiming for the head now, huh?" Lol

  • eb Mar
    eb Mar Month ago

    All I have learned from this theory is we were living in a mega green screen. We're just something elses school project.

  • Nick Carranza
    Nick Carranza Month ago

    I like the mustache he has, makes him look smarter

  • Jonathan Williams
    Jonathan Williams Month ago

    Thank you skinny thor very cool

  • Alex Turlea
    Alex Turlea Month ago +1

    my brain hurts because of this video.

  • Tristan Simpson
    Tristan Simpson Month ago

    Thor's Queen is the most powerful Avenger. He's literally titled in the new movie

  • Powerful Sniff
    Powerful Sniff Month ago

    Kyle is a majestic lion. His mane contains the underlying truth of life and the most direct path to enlightenment

  • MoltenHydrogen
    MoltenHydrogen Month ago

    no its obviously black panther because he can say the n word

  • TacTech Channel
    TacTech Channel Month ago

    Quantum Mechanics: Something does everything to achieve nothing while also doing nothing to achieve everything.

  • TheDeathMonkey
    TheDeathMonkey Month ago +1

    I have no idea what your saying but I like your channel

  • Taylor Demers
    Taylor Demers Month ago

    mirrors sound a lot like environmental experiences in video games

  • Lee Ann de Leon
    Lee Ann de Leon Month ago

    These are the videos that hold my attention! They’re fun and educational (:

  • Vegitodraws 112938
    Vegitodraws 112938 Month ago

    Stop twisting my mind!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Robert Roach
    Robert Roach Month ago

    Anyone else think he sounded like claptrap from borderlands when he shrunk himself 😅

  • DageLV
    DageLV Month ago +2

    Strange is stronger tho. If Antman jumps to punch strange, strange opens portal to Sun and consistantly keeps turning time back for antman, so he doesnt die, but still in pain. Strange wouldnt kill antman, but show whos a lot stronger tho...

    • DageLV
      DageLV Month ago

      Yeah, possibly, i mean, if he can breathe in space, but it still doesnt change the fact that strange can prevent him from shrinking.

    • Xavier Ratleff
      Xavier Ratleff Month ago

      +DageLV well technically he could move to all the way before the sun was created or to afyer its already exploded thrn move away from the suns location before coming back to present day

    • DageLV
      DageLV Month ago

      Nop, watch footnotes. Antman pushes his atoms together, so he cant become smaller than atom, but ignoring this, antman starts shrinking, strange turns time back for antman, so he stays large.
      Remember that antman has to shrink for a while to travel in time, but if he travels in time, he doesnt travel in location, his location remains the same, so even if he manages to enter quantum, he still will return in the sun, just the same as in movie, he entered quantum realm while in a car or hourse, once he returned, he was still in the house. So it doesnt matter where in time he is, if he is still in sun.

    • Xavier Ratleff
      Xavier Ratleff Month ago

      Youre logic is flawed tho remember antman now has the ability to pick and choose where he wants to be in an infinite amount of universes he could even bride the gap for time travel meaning he could break any loop put on him and he couldnt be sent through any portal as he could just not exist in that plane of reality anymore

    • DageLV
      DageLV Month ago +1

      So he can do the time travel thingy in sun, idk if he'll enjoy it, but he can. He can burn in sun like baby, teen or adult, his call, but would it change something?

  • TheyDidSurgeryOnAGrape

    I am a person of science but a lot of quantum physics seems like bullshit. If a cat is in a box it is gonna be dead or alive when it happens not when viewed.

    • Robbie Rotten
      Robbie Rotten Month ago

      TheyDidSurgeryOnAGrape that’s more of a philosophical experiment. It’s essentially the idea that you can’t know something until you know it. For all you know, the cat is dead. Or he’s alive. You don’t know until you open the box and look at the evidence. You simply can’t prove it without tampering with the box. But I do feel like it’s missing the cats perspective. It knows when it’s dead or alive, so the entire argument is kind of invalid

  • Dominic H.
    Dominic H. Month ago

    Yea, the mass issue. After they made the point in the movie that everything small retains its weight or momentum then a couple scenes later they carried a tank on a keychain I didn't even bother watching the second movie. It's utterly ridiculous that they can't even be consistent with their own fake science. If I want to see Flash levels of nonsense I just watch Flash.

  • Agent Mulder
    Agent Mulder Month ago

    What if you put thor in the ant man suit though?

  • Sally Salty Legs
    Sally Salty Legs Month ago

    The way mirrors work might be the reason re-elections sometimes appear to move faster or slower than the original object that is moving.

  • Shayne Fang
    Shayne Fang 2 months ago

    this infinity war pt 2 trailer seems lit

  • - JED
    - JED 2 months ago

    Hulk is the powerful avanger

  • Alvildo Anthony
    Alvildo Anthony 2 months ago

    Maan Marvel must be seen your video bro, look at Scott in the latest trailer

  • Bobby Chudoba
    Bobby Chudoba 2 months ago

    You basically spoiled avengers 4 for everyone who actually understood what you were explaining. Antman and his quantum physics abilities are what will be saving everyone in the next film.

  • Shugo Pendragon
    Shugo Pendragon 2 months ago

    Ow ow ow my head

  • Stephen Collins
    Stephen Collins 2 months ago

    you give a big pot hole to the avengers endgame. we now know why antman is going to save the mcu