Is Ant-Man Secretly the Most Powerful Avenger?

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  • Because Science
    Because Science  8 months ago +641

    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 Month 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 Month ago

      Bro you're smart cool stuff.

    • Nathan Case
      Nathan Case 2 months 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 2 months ago

      Because Science. Multiverse theory . . .

    • Sam Munoz
      Sam Munoz 2 months ago

      Because Science the Atom is stronger Cuz I like DC

  • emPtysp4ce
    emPtysp4ce 3 hours ago

    Yeah but Ant-Man isn't part of the Avengers so he can't be the most powerful Avenger anyway

  • Anthony Morelli
    Anthony Morelli 6 hours ago

    As far as the mirror experiment goes...would that mean that are brain work at the speed of light?might be a good experiment in the future...

  • NoCraft Games
    NoCraft Games Day ago

    4th dimension is not time, seen at though time is something that exists in all dimentions

  • themonkeyking5
    themonkeyking5 2 days ago

    With the whole mass problem, I always just blew it off as the Pym Particles somehow allow him to overcome that problem.

  • Ethan Tremus
    Ethan Tremus 3 days ago

    But in infinity war Doctor Strange looks into the possible futures, doesn't that mean that he can choose a reality, cause he said: "it was the only way", so he chose that reality??

  • Momohead
    Momohead 3 days ago

    But dr. strange can do that

  • Maddox Tyrone
    Maddox Tyrone 3 days ago

    Not the best place to bring it up, but in round two with scrotumchin himself, I really want Thor t take his advice, and aim for the head.

  • Gelo Tumang
    Gelo Tumang 3 days ago

    This explanation made way to endgame haha

    TW_ REAPER 4 days ago


    TRIPPY TIMMY 4 days ago

    Hey @Because Science could you guys please do some videos about why does Scott Lang asked for an orange slices after he shrunk to normal size from a 60ft dude size

  • prynce ansah
    prynce ansah 5 days ago

    Wouldn't Ant-Man turn into a black hole?

  • sotirios deliopoulos

    antman can just kill anyone anytime. Just shrink and get into someone and expand a boulder in their brains.

  • Amben
    Amben 6 days ago

    is discount thor

  • Travis Bullock
    Travis Bullock 6 days ago

    Please PLEASE DO DR MANHATTAN he is doing some crazy shit to DC right now

    GREG LEBLOND 6 days ago +1

    i know this is older, but i think Apocalypse (the orginal) is the most powerful..

  • calvin smiley
    calvin smiley 7 days ago

    What if Hank added counter weights in the suit to keep Antman grounded? Any thoughts?

  • olosnah1
    olosnah1 7 days ago


  • James Combs
    James Combs 8 days ago +2

    I know this might sound odd, but, these videos are one of my favorite anxiety reliefs. They get me out of my head. Thanks, guys.

  • Timothy French
    Timothy French 13 days ago

    Aiming for the head now

  • drexbow
    drexbow 14 days ago

    In a way is this like that fourth dimension stuff, cuz 4th dimensional beings can choose their own timelines and phase and go through timelines and all that crap, what if 4th dimensional beings were just small and that's the reason why they can do that cuz of quantum mechanics. I might be wrong for my theory so don't start talking crap about it.

  • Jean-w Pierre
    Jean-w Pierre 15 days ago +1


  • 1SaG
    1SaG 18 days ago

    My brain hurts ...

  • Szobiz
    Szobiz 19 days ago

    so full of bs. how this channel still survives.
    is this nerd porn?

  • Alan JacKson
    Alan JacKson 19 days ago

    The potential of quantum things makes me uncomfortable.

  • Sammy
    Sammy 19 days ago

    Of all the fictional weapons or materials that exist in past, present, and future stories would have the best both offensive and defensive properties? Legendary, mythical, magic, or power endowed weapons apply.

  • Weronika Dąbrowa
    Weronika Dąbrowa 20 days ago

    Where do I find such a smart person in real life

  • Maggo9526
    Maggo9526 22 days ago

    What if you turn hulk small? With antman rules, how strong would he be?

  • Da Be
    Da Be 23 days ago

    Gotta love how mind-blowing quantum mechanics can be.

  • Nirmal K
    Nirmal K 24 days ago

    Won’t he become a black hole if he goes quantum.?

  • wolvie041007
    wolvie041007 25 days ago

    Thor you're so modest 😊

  • budget årtîßt
    budget årtîßt 26 days ago

    Ant man could have saved all of the avengers in infinity war he could have just climb in thanos's nose and regrow the end

  • Jesse Robinson
    Jesse Robinson 26 days ago

    The incredible hulk is the strongest in the avengers and most of the marvel universe because he is infanitly strong .

  • 5nack Bar Gaming
    5nack Bar Gaming 27 days ago

    I think we are about to have Anti-Thor

  • Darrell Legaspi
    Darrell Legaspi 27 days ago

    Amazing you just earned a subscriber

  • Karis Selmon
    Karis Selmon 28 days ago

    Good job frying my brain....

  • Fabian Wimmer
    Fabian Wimmer 28 days ago

    I don't get it. How can Ant-Man be smaller then an Atom. Because in the 1 Film they say that the Suit works like that the Space between the Atoms are reduced. Sorry for the English, still learning it.

  • Ivo Andričić
    Ivo Andričić 28 days ago

    The time dimension makes no sense. If time is a value that exists in 1st, 2nd and 3rd dimension I really don't see why would the 4th dimension be time. It would just be another dimension unimaginable to us like we are to 2 dimensional beings.

  • Nuul tv
    Nuul tv 28 days ago

    I think he just spoiled endgame

  • stebee 73
    stebee 73 28 days ago +2

    And they said the internet doesnt help you learn

  • Jimy Helix
    Jimy Helix 29 days ago

    Man, you are awesome on what you do.

  • Ashmi Ashiq
    Ashmi Ashiq Month ago +1

    how will he breathe if he becomes smaller than atoms??

  • Angel Herrera
    Angel Herrera Month ago

    I think u just spoiled avengers end game

  • Jethro Boey
    Jethro Boey Month ago

    God scuffs at you attempt to explain God things

  • Rob and the Van
    Rob and the Van Month ago

    Avengers Endame spoilers contained in this video. 10:17

  • June T
    June T Month ago

    Ironman I think

  • Hans Wurst
    Hans Wurst Month ago

    or Domino actually!!

  • Arun visvajeet Rs
    Arun visvajeet Rs Month ago

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

  • moneymike77p
    moneymike77p Month ago

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

  • spring breeze
    spring breeze Month ago

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

  • DJLCBrown
    DJLCBrown Month ago

    You're basically describing the Molecule Man.

  • Paul Zaborny
    Paul Zaborny Month 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 Month 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 Month ago

    Is he tryin to ruin avengers end game

    • Because Science
      Because Science  Month ago +1

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

  • TheRunedWarrior
    TheRunedWarrior Month ago


  • James Cho
    James Cho Month ago

    Your luscious hair is what keeps bringing me back.

  • Jonathan Bouman
    Jonathan Bouman Month 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 Month ago

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

  • Dimtrodon2000
    Dimtrodon2000 Month ago

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

  • Solomon Onah
    Solomon Onah Month ago

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

  • Diego Estefanía
    Diego Estefanía Month ago

    3:35 blew my mind away!!!

  • ┓┏ 凵 =╱⊿┌┬┐

    no way scarlet witch for the win

    DOJO MOJO Month ago

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

  • Lord Knightcon
    Lord Knightcon Month 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 Month ago

    They would never introduce this as a concept

  • Genesis Saucedo
    Genesis Saucedo Month ago

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

    - SHADOWxCHASER Month ago

    Humans madeup time so everthing you said makes no sense

  • Brandon Parr
    Brandon Parr Month ago

    Macy's Thanksgiving parade.

  • ballah bangura
    ballah bangura Month ago

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

  • Anthaleus Decriseus

    You just solved what will happen with End Game.

    FAZEX Month ago

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

  • KurayamiXHikari
    KurayamiXHikari Month ago

    Avengers Endgame plot?

  • Emmanuel austin-okoli

    He is not a avenger

  • greenpugfighter
    greenpugfighter Month ago

    What kind markers does he use ?

  • hazyone75
    hazyone75 Month 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 Month ago

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

  • dany
    dany Month ago


  • Thomas K
    Thomas K Month ago

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

  • Zero no Life
    Zero no Life 2 months 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 2 months ago

    Is this what he does in endgame to get to 1982

  • Bencana Toilet
    Bencana Toilet 2 months ago

    Hey love ur vids geek thor

  • Envision Official.
    Envision Official. 2 months ago +1

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

  • Stipulate V
    Stipulate V 2 months ago

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

  • Stipulate V
    Stipulate V 2 months ago

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

  • Damien Steinrich
    Damien Steinrich 2 months 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 2 months ago

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

  • Anthony Wolfe
    Anthony Wolfe 2 months 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 2 months ago +1

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

  • FaithMidnight
    FaithMidnight 2 months ago

    Were you sucking helium and sulfur hexafluoride alternately while filming?

  • Lady BooBear
    Lady BooBear 2 months ago

    Basically just spoiled the next Avengers movie. Weird flex,

    But okay.

  • TheLegalBeagle
    TheLegalBeagle 2 months ago

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

  • Tati Dee
    Tati Dee 2 months ago

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

  • Biffcheese Spinoccoli
    Biffcheese Spinoccoli 2 months ago


  • Nathan Case
    Nathan Case 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago


  • Willem Ronken
    Willem Ronken 2 months ago

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