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  2 months ago +523

    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

    • v c
      v c 4 days ago

      Hans Brackhaus
      I think its only part truth. Like looking at a picture and only being able to see a few colors. I know there is a picture but i have no idea what it looks like.

    • Hans Brackhaus
      Hans Brackhaus 4 days ago

      What if quantum stuff is complete bullshit thought up by a member of a neurotic race of thieving, insane fools?

    • v c
      v c 4 days ago

      I also think that antmans ability to think at a small size would also change. The neurons are no longer far apart they are much closer now you need to change the electrical charge jump from neuron to neuron.

    • v c
      v c 4 days ago

      I dont know if we know enough about the quantum world to say with out a doubt that particles pop in and out of existence. Because something can pop in and out of our view does that make it reality?. We have ways to detect things without vision, how do we know if the things we detect is telling us the whole truth of that object?. Im just curious about your input.

    • George Howarth
      George Howarth 6 days ago

      U say that when he goes subatomic he can travel to where an wenever however he wanted, but if he goes subatomic hed literally become a blackhole

  • Nitrous Coop-dog

    this entire episode has me completely fucked up, also you broke the avengers 4 plot lol

    SlNSTROKE Day ago

    Quick question, does the amount of light also determine the speed at which it travels? As in when taking a picture in a dark room over a longer time shows as if it was taking with more light at a faster exposure?

  • Badsha Islam
    Badsha Islam Day ago

    Aaaah thor was badass but now he is a nerd who is cool

  • josh33025
    josh33025 2 days ago

    The ending is always the best

  • Nonearthanti
    Nonearthanti 4 days ago

    My mind has just exploded. I hate beeing dumb :(
    seriously, who understands quantum physics?

  • v c
    v c 4 days ago

    I also think that antmans ability to think at a small size would also change. The neurons are no longer far apart they are much closer now you need to change the electrical charge jump from neuron to neuron.

  • El Prof
    El Prof 4 days ago

    14,000,605:1 makes sense now :p

  • Burakku Ren
    Burakku Ren 5 days ago

    6:15 forgot c

  • Felix Arndt
    Felix Arndt 5 days ago

    The story about the photon sounded really romantic.

  • The Stain
    The Stain 7 days ago

    You might have spoiled the ending to infinity war sequel

  • Louis van der Meer
    Louis van der Meer 7 days ago

    My head hurts...

  • GalloViking
    GalloViking 8 days ago

    Sub-atomic Antman would turn into a black hole tho XD

  • Dr. Limbo
    Dr. Limbo 8 days ago

    10:54 Reminds me of the character Schrödinger in Hellsing Ultimate (not sure about the animé) As long as he can perceive himself he can be anywhere and nowhere, and essentially never be killed against his will.

  • mcarlin molin
    mcarlin molin 8 days ago

    Wait I thought Dr strange can control the sabutomic too?

  • Matthew Warriner
    Matthew Warriner 8 days ago

    Because Rick and Morty science

  • Waldorf STULLSKIN
    Waldorf STULLSKIN 8 days ago

    Ant man shrinks to an ant, climbs into thanos ear, and grows again.

  • Gregory Jackson
    Gregory Jackson 9 days ago

    Answer at 5:31 ya very common answer. I as a lay person answered: because of reflection and light or some shit idk.

    IM GROOT 9 days ago

    Yh well meet the reality stone. Mr Thanos, please show this amateur the real quantum realm. .............
    👌👆 SNAP

  • Sean O'Neill
    Sean O'Neill 10 days ago

    Not sure that a 3D object can suddenly interact with the 4th D simply by conesing it's mass *indefinitely??* just because ant man get to the size of quantum... Things, doesn't mean he shares any properties with them. Additionally, once he became small enough, he'd sink through molecules and atoms in to the center of the earth due to his mass not changing. Ant man makes NO GODDAMNED SENSE!

  • Kamran Khan
    Kamran Khan 10 days ago

    Hippy much?

  • rayraymartineziii
    rayraymartineziii 11 days ago

    Why is light traveling differently when it bounces off of a mirror than when it bounces off of any surface we see? Or does that same scenario happen?

  • Joshua The Science god

    this is an insane amount of information, quatum mechanics is sooo crazy

  • carlos ontiveros
    carlos ontiveros 12 days ago

    woow... i feel small jaja

  • Mikko Heiskala
    Mikko Heiskala 12 days ago

    Quantum sized ant-man would fall into center of the earth right? Also he wouldnt be able to breath as air molecules would be too big?

  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler 13 days ago

    *MCU taking notes*

  • Limaj Sivad
    Limaj Sivad 13 days ago

    El Psy Congroo!!

  • Dylan Leonine
    Dylan Leonine 13 days ago

    Would you really have agency in a state that supercedes the human limitations of Feynman's mirror?
    I feel like that would be another superpower in itself. Quantum space-time manipulation.

  • Carly Mason
    Carly Mason 14 days ago

    But doesn't the suit adjust for the density problem?

  • Carly Mason
    Carly Mason 14 days ago

    At what point does ant man become a black hole when he shrinks

  • Carly Mason
    Carly Mason 14 days ago

    Ant Man could have single handedly killed Thanos

  • Carly Mason
    Carly Mason 14 days ago

    I've said Ant Man long long ago....and everyone laughed at me

  • Nawaf The FearBraker
    Nawaf The FearBraker 15 days ago

    0:03 No.

  • Ascdren
    Ascdren 15 days ago

    Big fault with this video. You are assuming the Copenhagen interpretation is correct.

  • E
    E 17 days ago

    God, thats how.

  • j Cadence
    j Cadence 17 days ago

    The first 5 minutes of this is one of the more complex vids you've done. Got totally confused. Doesn't happen often. =P But it also blew my mind!

  • gamma 954
    gamma 954 18 days ago

    Stop you are too smart and are making me feel stupid😃

  • Tofunmi Ojo
    Tofunmi Ojo 18 days ago

    Someone give him a guitar and teach him "Pour Some Sugar On Me"

  • Michael Davis
    Michael Davis 19 days ago

    Ant Man and Dr. Strange are my favorite Marvel heroes too!! 😍👌👍

  • Cody McLachlan
    Cody McLachlan 20 days ago

    Your talking about ant man being able to literally time travel and teleport.

  • Adam Iluzja
    Adam Iluzja 20 days ago

    So... that's how Ant Man is going to save the day from The Snap?

  • Shadotzor
    Shadotzor 20 days ago


  • Xurreal
    Xurreal 20 days ago


  • Boldsword
    Boldsword 20 days ago

    All of this quantum nonsense is so egocentric. How does the photon know to fly into our eye....
    It doesn't, we are irrelevant, we are merely intersecting one path among billions reflected.

  • Igor Mihin
    Igor Mihin 21 day ago

    lol im thought you are thor :P

  • Dusty Siorc
    Dusty Siorc 21 day ago

    Buff Grimace... Best insult I've heard yet.

  • sEEk-Oreo
    sEEk-Oreo 21 day ago

    Yeah but does Scott possess the knowledge to do all that? Know that he can do that with quantum shit, 'cause he doesn't have Hope and Hank to tell him.

  • suryansh srivastava
    suryansh srivastava 22 days ago

    You forgot to say spoiler alert for Avengers 4

  • maxbv
    maxbv 22 days ago

    anyone else hearing allusion? @9:15

  • TigerMaster
    TigerMaster 22 days ago

    I don’t know about Ant Man, but SuperMan is too overpowered

  • Michael Raymond
    Michael Raymond 22 days ago

    " return your Energy to the Universe". Well put.

  • gboyjake
    gboyjake 23 days ago

    Anybody notice that he is drawing or writing this all backwards

  • mad gamer gaming
    mad gamer gaming 23 days ago

    When is body like Mass going to the size of nothing create a black hole

  • XultroniX
    XultroniX 24 days ago

    9:23 Thor gets roasted.

  • Descending
    Descending 24 days ago

    At some point wouldnt he become a black hole and radiate away?

  • The Final Natural
    The Final Natural 24 days ago +2

    Dang he just described the next avengers movie!!!!

  • Charles Antoine Crête

    personally, Im creating my own fictional universe... and one of my character is a hero with the Power of shrinking... he has the hability to shrink voluntary every things made of matter that he touches and can also shrink his own body (also he can make all the shrunk things regrow to their initial size)... to do this, he in fact extracts a part of the mass energy of the things he wanna shrink and RECYCLE this mass energy to use it like a kind of force to CONTRACT the space between the nucleons and the cloud of electrons of all the atoms of the thing that is shrunk... LIKE THIS he reuses a part of the mass energy contained into the atoms like a kind of sort of virtual spring that just permits to contract the three dimensional space between nucleons and cloud of electrons in each atoms... in this way, when he shrink a thing, a part of the mass of the thing is used (making the thing less massive) in the form of another energy for simply MAINTAIN a shrunk volume for the thing (because the natural force of electromagnetism and the natural way the atoms are are fighting against this recycled energy to maintain the NORMAL distance between the nucleons and the electrons) AND SOOO when he shrink something, the mass and the volume are EQUALLY and IN THE SAME PROPORTIONS REDUCED, making the shrunk things look like they have the same density and the same volumic mass... when he makes a shrunk thing regrow its initial volume, he simply progressively retransforms the "spring energy" into the original mass energy of the thing, so like this it progressively regrow to its initial volume AND get back the mass it has "lost"

  • Vlad the Impaler
    Vlad the Impaler 25 days ago


  • Carlo Tabasso
    Carlo Tabasso 25 days ago

    You explain infinity war 2

  • meaty cabbage
    meaty cabbage 25 days ago

    Glad I watched stein’s gate before this

  • Stravask Karyth
    Stravask Karyth 25 days ago

    As cool as this is, you're kinda glossing over the whole "reality-warping, magical powers" of Dr. Strange, which I'm pretty sure is well in the realm of quantum abilities.

  • Jensi
    Jensi 25 days ago

    I refuse that the speed of light is the Limit .

  • Alex Kastanas
    Alex Kastanas 25 days ago

    Isn't having the power or the quantom like a 4 dimensional being

  • Karma
    Karma 26 days ago

    I love how you actually talk about the mass problem. when i was a young kid watching "honey i shrunk the kids", i was thinking that same thing, and it made me kinda angry that no one else noticed or even understood what i was point out and complaining about...even at the end of the movie where they had "massive food" just thinking of them eating that made me cringe at what that would be doing to their bodies in real a 3 or 4 year old it really bugged me b/c of how much it didnt make any real sense and i was the only one who noticed...
    i watched it when it came out on VHS 3 or 4 years after it came out...the fam all thought i was too weird, that i couldnt just enjoy the movie talking about things that didnt make any sense to them, like how the only way it would really work was to lessen the number of atoms in their bodies, which wasnt what he said was happening, that it was the space within the atoms between the electrons and the nucleus that was shrinking, which would leave the mass the same, but not the volume, which would make everything they did in that movie not even remotely possible, and would have killed that poor ant, among other things...
    it was even worse when i saw the sequel, "honey i blew up the baby"...just seeing it in my head that every time it would take a steep, the realness of it would make the baby float, thinking back its like that guy in "john carter of mars", but different...cause, well, physics...

    • Karma
      Karma 10 days ago

      uh, they explain it in the move...its not that hard to figure out...and at that time i didnt even know about santa, real or not, not that it matters. besides, i really dont care what you think of me. youre nobody to me.

    • Electovoid
      Electovoid 12 days ago

      Yes as a 3 or 4 year old you questioned reality and knew what was logical or not when you didnt even know the existence of mass, atoms, anything of that sort? Did you also know Santa wasnt real?
      You shouldnt try make yourself sound smart, it only does the opposite

  • zachary peltier
    zachary peltier 26 days ago

    Hey Kyle would it be possible for ant man to produce a shockwave while in his bigger form? Seeing he could increase his size it would also increase his muscle mass. So could it be possible?

  • blandantey
    blandantey 26 days ago

    Doctor strange is more powerful. He can stop time and mess with it...

  • Kill Mønger
    Kill Mønger 27 days ago

    What's the difference between that and the time stone?

  • cardea jackson
    cardea jackson 27 days ago

    You look like thor

  • skins4thewin
    skins4thewin 28 days ago

    Well I'll be damned... now we know what the plot of Infinity War Part 2 will be.

  • Samuel Schönenberger
    Samuel Schönenberger 28 days ago

    Scott Lang vs Thanos 1 v 1

  • Disagree With Everything

    I know it's late, but how does the Earth's orbit look like a helix if that would require it to move backwards in time?

  • Keitron Wallace
    Keitron Wallace 29 days ago

    Did you break my brain?? I'm not sure....

  • Martin Smouter
    Martin Smouter 29 days ago

    His weight seems to act pretty close to for example Thor's hammer, so I think it should be explained like Thor's hammer with adding and loosing gravitons.

  • Andrei Brehar
    Andrei Brehar 29 days ago +1

    Confuzed yet?😂😂😂😂

  • Victor Yowland
    Victor Yowland 29 days ago

    It's Mary Rosenstein Day's Parade

  • Ashley Tuck-Lee
    Ashley Tuck-Lee 29 days ago

    so your description of the effects of quantum mechanics is a kin to recoded instruments which are then reproduced through a speaker cone:- 19,980 oscillations at various amplitudes per vibrational piece of the instrument (the string-its effect to air density, the mechanical resonance of the 'body' of the instrument-its effects folded back to the string oscillation-its effects to air density), which would be something like 19,980 times 3, per string, compounded per cycle of each frequency. Summed for each string (Node is the technical term), this is then multiplied for each oscillating piece of any other instruments involved. But to keep it simpler, go with one note/'string'/Node of a violin. All those values of oscillation, all those 'possibilities' of frequency, per oscillation, over time, are then passed through the most 'plausible' into a single oscillation to a speaker which gives us the reproduction of the recording....Glad i got that off my chest.

  • Angel Vasquez
    Angel Vasquez 29 days ago

    How many emotion on your videos😂👌full passion

  • JohnNathanShopper
    JohnNathanShopper 29 days ago

    Time travel...
    "Janet, please take me back"

    ANNIE HEART 29 days ago

    No the most powerful avenger is Bill cosbey

  • MONSTRR 1523
    MONSTRR 1523 29 days ago

    Comics say that nebula is the most important.

  • Bradley White
    Bradley White Month ago

    I’ve had his idea in my head for a while now. If Antman wanted to, could he shrink down to be so dense that he becomes a black hole? Maby that’s the real reason he wasn’t in Infinaty war. I mean, yes, he would kill himself, but he would probably take thanks down along with him. Can someone look into this?

  • Dizhypher
    Dizhypher Month ago +1

    I did not get anything from the video after watching everything. Thank you!

  • Doomsdat
    Doomsdat Month ago

    Ant Man is powerful because he could shrink down to the size of a black hole core (forgot what it is actually called) and make create a blackhole

  • Zech Of The West
    Zech Of The West Month ago

    Or maybe Quantum exists to govern the laws of physics?
    Kind of like a script that works in the background of a Game to make sure the Game follows the rules the developer intended.
    A kind of script that we could edit within a field to write our own physics, like 2mph is now the speed of light. And then traveling the entire universe in an instant by taking a step, like a Warp bubble.

  • Felix Chang
    Felix Chang Month ago

    Thor just blew my mind.
    Pls aim for the head next time

  • oskar recon
    oskar recon Month ago

    hayhayhay,.,.1:24what "is" is,.is not really really a concrete thing now is it lol,.,.lol gorging on your vidis,.,6:00-- couldn't you explain your point by just shining a flash light at a mirror to your face ,in the dark.?no? feels like the observer is egotistically thinking about light,. its the light that's everywhere and only cuz of the sun.. and only sometimes ,.you just happen too be seeing it when and were you are, which youv evolved the ability to do because of our sun. most of the time light takes every direction period , your eye is just in the noise.,.defragging photons,.,.the image is there for me too if i stand just to your left but its not the same image.. we claim that it "is",.and it is..but it is not,., by a long shot..

  • Nalyd Nosretep
    Nalyd Nosretep Month ago

    sqiuril girl is more powerful

  • curtislee
    curtislee Month ago

    Tony can make a suit that can enter the quantum
    Tony could make any suit to defeat any enemy

  • D'andre Gooding
    D'andre Gooding Month ago

    Classic strange is capable of universal effecting magic and reality warping. If you count strange as a avenger he > >> antman

  • Ayman Saikyou
    Ayman Saikyou Month ago

    honestly this was the modt f"ck-mind episode i've ever watched but still sounds impossibly awesome....woaw!

  • Jason Powell
    Jason Powell Month ago

    A giant human BLIMP!?!
    Because a bag of marshmallows weighs about 1 pound and therefore the Stay Puff Marshmallow Man weighs Mega Tons in my books. Now there’s some math for you! if you’re up to the challenge?

  • Abdou Bouzenad
    Abdou Bouzenad Month ago

    I didn't understand anything but i still agree

  • Neil Badger
    Neil Badger Month ago

    If science school teachers approached science like this, I think most if not all would become scientists :)

  • ImmortalTyrant
    ImmortalTyrant Month ago

    If he went too small he'd collapse into a black hole due to the density, right?

  • Luca S
    Luca S Month ago

    Doctor strange

  • Captain Gamer
    Captain Gamer Month ago

    Did he not realise that Ant Man could not go down than millions of molecules because the mass stays the same, it is only the space that changes.

  • Kyzeradi
    Kyzeradi Month ago

    I hate watching your videos...

    Not because they suck, they're amazing, the problem is just that I can't get enough of them.

  • Madison Martin
    Madison Martin Month ago

    Alright, I think he low key gave us the plot for the next Avengers movie.

  • Wolfi Klausner
    Wolfi Klausner Month ago

    I think it is quicksilver...but not the avengers version. The xmen version.

  • Luca-Sebastien Barret
    Luca-Sebastien Barret Month ago +2

    When we find the Theory of Everything, Ant-Man will be even more fictional than Doctor Strange lol like if you agree.