Is Ant-Man Secretly the Most Powerful Avenger?

  • Published on Jul 5, 2018
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    When you think of powerful Avengers, you probably think of Hulk or Thor, but should we be considering Ant-Man too? Kyle has the quantum realm science on this week's Because Science!
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  • Because Science
    Because Science  5 months ago +595

    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

    • Dane Larsen
      Dane Larsen 16 days ago

      +DressiKnights I think that's how they explained it in the movie, in which case Pym particles are somehow able to generate massive amount of energy to force electrons together. Not only that, but they would have to be able to stabilize that high-energy state, otherwise I would imagine that when Ant-Man threw his first punch he would become a giant atomic explosion

    • Audric  Merryman
      Audric Merryman 28 days ago

      All theories so just educated guesses. I call BS cause then you are playing God

    • Brian D
      Brian D Month ago +1

      +iNezumi it's an entertaining movie, you should certainly watch it soon.

    • iNezumi
      iNezumi Month ago

      +Brian D Tbh still haven't watched the recent movie so I based my comment on the first movie and this video alone xD'

    • Brian D
      Brian D Month ago

      +iNezumi you might be describing the mechanics of the time vortex that Lang is warned about.

  • training subscrip
    training subscrip 3 hours ago

    @BecauseScience The theory of the mirror mentioned here is wrong. You talk about a photon of light as if light is made up of one photon. The photon(s) that we see does not take every possible path. Light that hits the mirror is made up of millions of photons and is the same as the light that hits us. The light is a reflection of the light that hits us and the objects that are within the range of the mirror. The light (photons) of the image seen by the observer is only the photons that are reflected along the angle of incidence of the observer. There is not just one photon in light, the rest of the photons are still there we just are not in the correct angle of incidence to see them all at the same time. When we move our angle of incidence we move into the line of sight of the photons that are reflecting at our angle of incidence. It works exactly the way we see another person in front of us and see the objects behind them and the depth perception of the objects and the person in front of us in 3D. When we move our position, we are seeing the light bounce of the objects and the person in front of us at a different angle, as we have changed our angle of incidence relative to the light reflecting off the objects and person in front of us.

  • Jack Davies-Hansen
    Jack Davies-Hansen 5 hours ago

    The 535 people who disliked this are the flat-earthers

  • lim Weyand
    lim Weyand 9 hours ago

    This is gonna have a major role in endgame

  • Justin Lewis
    Justin Lewis 19 hours ago

    i wonder if the quantum experts at marvel realize this time travel at smaller size thing. Maybe that's the what the whole 1983 scott lang archive footage thing is all about in the Avenger's Endgame trailer. Very cool. Also time travel with quantum "foam" was featured in the book and movie, Timeline, by Michael Crichton. Neat stuff, man. Love your channel!

  • Harold Petiluna
    Harold Petiluna 21 hour ago

    He looks like science thor....
    Thor 4 confirmed

  • The Cynic Kain
    The Cynic Kain Day ago

    He is Thor's younger weaker brother Snore the god of Lectures...jking you rock love your channels

  • Keep it Gulley
    Keep it Gulley 2 days ago

    If they don't use this for avengers endgame then they are slippin'

  • jfv
    jfv 2 days ago

    This was a rough one X-)

  • MultimediaMaverick
    MultimediaMaverick 2 days ago

    The AVENGERS: ENDGAME trailer kinda validates this theory. Scott Lang could be the guy who solves the snappening.

  • Magnes3d
    Magnes3d 2 days ago


  • Tom Lively
    Tom Lively 2 days ago

    After seeing the Avenger End Game. I realized that this video true. Ant man could be the most powerful Avenger.

  • Self Made
    Self Made 3 days ago

    Scarlet witch

  • Jesse Naterop
    Jesse Naterop 3 days ago

    Also, shouldn't antman become a black hole once he goes subatomic?

  • Jesse Naterop
    Jesse Naterop 3 days ago

    Isn't that just thanos with the time and space stone?

  • Francisco Hernández G

    This chapter actually blew my mind xD

  • Yak Motley
    Yak Motley 3 days ago

    Awesome video!

  • nefertiti
    nefertiti 3 days ago

    Carmine from Red team review said Thor is doing all these sciencey vids.....Damn that hair is distracting me from my nerdism.

  • Hacker Brine
    Hacker Brine 3 days ago

    So Antman is a time travelling rick, Nice!

  • Connor Jensrud
    Connor Jensrud 4 days ago

    film theory did an episode on something like this 3 years

  • Grog Vaughan
    Grog Vaughan 5 days ago

    Perception IS reality.

  • MySko York
    MySko York 5 days ago

    Alot if people say he go up thanos ass n grow back normal I would go up his peehoe then grow back

  • Brian Guzman
    Brian Guzman 5 days ago


  • Born Justice Rule
    Born Justice Rule 7 days ago

    the science in this video made my dick get hard, no homo.............not that there is anything wrong with that.

  • Born Justice Rule
    Born Justice Rule 7 days ago

    this video is SSSSOOOOOO DOPE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Samuel Frye
    Samuel Frye 7 days ago

    So. Bioshock Infinite? Ana?

  • Mark Hunt ii
    Mark Hunt ii 7 days ago

    This is still my favorite explanation you have done. I love your ability to appreciate a concept like this

  • E- Bow-
    E- Bow- 7 days ago

    'Your' world line wouldn't be a tube. It would be a composite world line of every particle that made up you during your defined existence. That begs the question: When is something part of you? When is dead skin and hair no longer part of you? So by arbitrary definition your world line could be any shape....

  • ratgirl34
    ratgirl34 8 days ago

    I started to feel a little motion sick at one point. Kind of glad my brain said, "This is really cool and interesting! And we will forget pretty much all of it in 3....2....1..."

  • Dave Menorks
    Dave Menorks 8 days ago

    Thanks for avengers 4 spoiler

  • Byron Morrison
    Byron Morrison 9 days ago

    That mass problem would also apply to the Hulk. But energy would clear up this problem. A cloud of energy leaving Ant Man as he shrinks but staying bound to him, with the absorption of energy as he or the Hulk grows. The real problem with Ant Man is how could he shrink to subatomic size when matter is made of atoms. How would you shrink atoms, electrons, or quarks? (Yup! That is a challenge.) 😃😃😃

  • Thithercoin GP
    Thithercoin GP 10 days ago

    This actually kinda scarred me to know that everything I see is a illusion but then I remembered that doesn't matter to much in my everyday life so I got over it after a couple minutes

  • Kendallonian
    Kendallonian 10 days ago

    This episode went into doctor strange territory real quick. Are you sure you're not talking about his power set?

  • Mike Lyon
    Mike Lyon 10 days ago

    Can you do a because science just cutting apart the terrible lack of science in antman and the wasp?

    x MADMARTlGAN x 10 days ago

    Amazing analysis Kyle,you have rocked my mind. I love Because Science 👍

  • Hanxiong Wu
    Hanxiong Wu 10 days ago

    OMG Thor just attacked himself on his youtube channel

  • ArleKing ø
    ArleKing ø 11 days ago

    Cool... That's a time vortex

  • Nev3r Ev3r
    Nev3r Ev3r 11 days ago

    Could the xman dazzler use the vibration of particles in her body like she uses sound to power her ability to generate light. Is she the strongest xman

  • PaccoLazyGuy
    PaccoLazyGuy 12 days ago

    you didn't aim for the head.

  • EpicH _4826
    EpicH _4826 12 days ago

    Who else had no idea what he was talking about

  • icebluscorpion
    icebluscorpion 12 days ago

    Hey Kyle Hill you have just postulate in that way that ANT MAN is the Marvel version of Dr. Manhattan? ... OK ... but without the suit that guy is dipshit imean take the suit from IRON MAN and Tony is still devilish inteligent, take the suit from BATMAN and bruce can kill his enemies with martial arts ... so... the suit is actually as powerful as Dr. Manhattan ... still Dr. Manhattan wins cuz he could prevent ,that the suit might get ever build in the first place... anyway keep it UP ! you're doing go stuff ^^

  • Thomas Clark
    Thomas Clark 14 days ago

    *S M A R T B O I*

  • da godfather
    da godfather 16 days ago

    Also, if he gets inside your head, whosoever head he's inside just got the fast pass straight to heaven

  • Jari Lehto
    Jari Lehto 16 days ago

    Im 12 and watching this is it normal?

  • grimstone 000
    grimstone 000 16 days ago

    The short version of this video is quantum mechanics are complicated and ant man can time travel , teleport and dimension jump

  • Rene Grajo
    Rene Grajo 18 days ago

    Have you ever made a video explaining the science of naruto's rasengan?

  • Vartik Shandilya
    Vartik Shandilya 18 days ago

    This is amongst your best videos. Commenting the same thing twice a day, on two of your videos! :D

  • DarkurSrike
    DarkurSrike 18 days ago

    This video will be taken down by Marvel for spoiling Avengers 4

  • Leigh Parker
    Leigh Parker 18 days ago

    I really enjoyed watching the video. :)

  • Vasista Vythavya
    Vasista Vythavya 19 days ago

    Avengers 5 spoiler.....

  • Devilliers Human
    Devilliers Human 20 days ago

    And Avengers 4 is spoiled, because science

  • Athrun000
    Athrun000 20 days ago

    It still doesn't change the fact that Ant-man is NOT AN AVENGER!!

  • James Meritt
    James Meritt 21 day ago

    There is very little secret. During Civil War he threw War Machine away overhand and it took 3 to even knock him down, and he STILL was conscious after both Iron Man and War Machine hit him in the head.

  • M Mcmullen
    M Mcmullen 22 days ago

    You have to suspend allot of disbelief when watching. So much that, while I considered the mass change when he shrinks, by the time he enlarged I just wasn't worried about it any longer and never considered it

  • Bionic Hornet
    Bionic Hornet 22 days ago

    he is most powerful :D just because look awsome :D

  • KiloFeenix
    KiloFeenix 22 days ago

    green day warning lol Macey's day parade

  • Ken MacMillan
    Ken MacMillan 22 days ago

    Well, the DC version, The Atom, defeated Superman by entering his blood stream then building kryptonite one molecule at a time out of the elements in his body.

  • Ankit Raj
    Ankit Raj 22 days ago

    Why thor is talking about Ant man ? He doesn't even know him.

  • Vakra Gaming
    Vakra Gaming 23 days ago +1

    *spoiler alert*

  • Riks Xain
    Riks Xain 23 days ago

    i always wondered if ant man had a mutant ability to change his density, but that wouldnt work because theres been a few different people that have had the ant man suit

  • sagi premkumar
    sagi premkumar 23 days ago

    i still dont get quantum mechanics !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Alex Vazquez
    Alex Vazquez 24 days ago

    Actually, at 7:50 that time graph resembles not only the common sense light path but also a brachistochrone (I think that’s what it is) which is pretty much the fastest way to get from point A to point B.

    • Alex Vazquez
      Alex Vazquez 24 days ago

      I’m pretty sure I’m only half right with this but hopefully someone gets the idea I’m trynna get across.

  • Piccolo The namek god of bitches

    Antman can't beat scarlet witch the quantum realm is really a big factor since scarlet witch has a more overpowers ability which is probability manipulation. You may ask what is probability manipulation probability manipulation is when the user manipulates the probability of something that's happening something that's about to occur or even a path to Victory meaning that they could see what type of path of victory of every opponent they face she can cause you to die put death curses on you cause natural disasters take away your power like she did 98% of the mutants this a high tier reality warping ability

  • 4G64SicKShoT
    4G64SicKShoT 24 days ago

    What if doctor strange put on the antman suit

  • Danger Mouse
    Danger Mouse 26 days ago

    Ghost was a male.

  • Black Butterfly
    Black Butterfly 26 days ago

    Stan lee is the most powerful, R.I.P.

  • Craig Carter
    Craig Carter 26 days ago

    If Ant man shrunk down to the density of a white dwarf star, would he create his own gravity? Also, since shrinking equals reducing space between atoms/neutrons/electrons/etc, it seems like bonds between the atoms that make up objects and ant man himself would become much more rigid, and with less space to work with, it would create more stress on the bonds, but then because the atoms are so densely packed, they compensate for the stress by reinforcing each other, but if something does manage to break the atomic bonds, it would cause all that tension (potential energy) to suddenly be released (changing to kinetic energy) and he would go supernova. IE, Ant man can destroy the world. Is that plausible?

  • pyruleanfire demon
    pyruleanfire demon 28 days ago

    Im torn between Antman, Spiderman & Hulk. Antman reasoning explained here.
    Spiderman has the proportional strength of a spider & in the comics is equal in strength to baseline Hulk.
    Hulk is obvious, the madder he gets the stronger. World Breaker Hulk is very aptly named. The guy punched time for Odin' sake!

  • null null
    null null 28 days ago

    I really hope that Marvel will go this deep in science. It would be super cool.

  • David Campbell
    David Campbell 28 days ago

    If Aunt Man (antman I know, just thought it was funny).. if he is the density of a white dwarf when he's the size of an ant, wouldn't he create a black hole as he approaches the quantum realm?

  • Sourav Datta
    Sourav Datta Month ago

    This is potentially the next avenger series....this is potentially another billionaire dollars in the making...

  • Roby D
    Roby D Month ago

    And if you could be as big as a cluster of galaxy or even more??? What’s will happen? I mean your speed movement etc....

  • Spaceman Spiff
    Spaceman Spiff Month ago +1

    First off you can't say powerful when talking about strength. Two different abilities.
    Second, are you talking about MCU or ALL of Marvel Universe, because if so WD (World Destroyer) Hulk is the strongest Avenger hands down. and his is not up for debate either, this has been confirmed in the comics.
    Third, please know what you are talking about. I've seen some of your other videos and you do not know all the information or facts for the matter at hand.
    Please just do better in your next videos and research as much as you can. That way you're not spreading misinformation. Thanks.

  • Samurai Walker
    Samurai Walker Month ago

    Avengers 4 lol

  • Dune669
    Dune669 Month ago

    There are A LOT of things wrong with how Ant-mans powers work from a scientific perspective. Just one of these wonderful problems is Cold fusion. Naturally electromagnetic force keeps atomic nuclei far enough away not to fuse, however if you reduce the space between atoms the strong nuclear force should pull them together and release energy. If Ant-man shrunk down small enough he would literally turn into a fusion bomb.

  • Sebastien Guenette
    Sebastien Guenette Month ago

    I know that is not part of the Avengers or the Marvel bunch, but how about Dr Manhattan, that blue guy from DC Comics Watchmen? I think if they both existed, Dr Manhattan would be the Most Powerful. What do you think ???

    • Sebastien Guenette
      Sebastien Guenette Month ago

      He was originally Dr. Jonathan Osterman, a nuclear physicist who in 1959 acquired superpowers after surviving being disintegrated in an Intrinsic Field Subtractor and reconstructing himself. Following his reanimation, he was immediately pressed into service by the United States government, who gave him the name Doctor Manhattan, after the Manhattan Project. He is the only character in the story that possesses actual superpowers.

  • roy ben
    roy ben Month ago

    Thor why are your hitting yourself?

  • Erik Myer
    Erik Myer Month ago

    This guy is just too smart

  • Twan Roodenburg
    Twan Roodenburg Month ago +1

    Dr strange can also enter the quantum realm you can see it in the ride the ancient one gives dr strange when he punches his spirot out of his body

  • M R
    M R Month ago +1

    This is the only channel you will find intelligent comments

  • C Day
    C Day Month ago

    So, if Ant Man being small with the same human mass makes him stronger, does that mean that when he grows to huge sizes like in Ant Man and the Wasp, does he become exponentially weaker, having his same mass spread out much further?

  • Scitimar
    Scitimar Month ago

    I've been in an elevator once a while back that it mirrors on three of the panels It was the craziest thing I've ever seen, I could see the edges of each mirror in the reflection edge to when it changes colour to the point there is no more light rebounding out of the mirrors it was like there was a abyss in the centre of the mirrors.

  • atel vai
    atel vai Month ago

    take love from bangladesh

  • M4RRØN3
    M4RRØN3 Month ago

    You are being generous, Thor

  • SHA AK47
    SHA AK47 Month ago

    Ma boi thor can fuck the galaxy up


    'aiming at the head now'


    Mat-pat did this.

  • Sterben
    Sterben Month ago

    Ant man and Flash

  • yeppeogeu
    yeppeogeu Month ago

    did you just spoiled avenger 4

  • Nathaniel Thomson
    Nathaniel Thomson Month ago

    If antman went sub atomic wouldn't he collapse into a black hole?

  • AJadeWolf ATigerWolf

    Do a why Hawkeye and antman disappeared

  • J. K.
    J. K. Month ago

    Problem is by increasing his density he would become a rock. A dead rock.... Or am i missing something ?

  • Toshihiro Kun
    Toshihiro Kun Month ago

    you are cool

  • Mr. FrostyIce
    Mr. FrostyIce Month ago


  • Darien Charman
    Darien Charman Month ago

    I'm man enough to admit I didint understand this one (math wise)... but still loved watching! The passion is real!

  • 5duece4tre
    5duece4tre Month ago

    wouldn't his mass problem make him to heavy to ride an ant when he shrank also??? I thought his mass stayed equal to his normal size mass, no matter if he shrank or enlarged.

  • William Turner
    William Turner Month ago

    HISHE DARTH insidious was right?

  • sabeer siddique
    sabeer siddique Month ago

    Osm explanation

  • David Dunn
    David Dunn Month ago

    Guestion..if you could go so small you break our... know basic laws of physics could you go so big you would yet break another?

  • Tha nos
    Tha nos Month ago