How To Forge Thor's Infinity War Weapon

Published on May 10, 2018
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Thor may have lost Mjolnir in Thor Ragnarok, but what would it take to actually make a new one? Kyle hammers out the details on this week's Because Science!
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Comments

  • Wow. Thor you're so smart! XD

  • Great, but one major flaw. You don't have to be "worthy" to pick up Stormbreaker, Odin's enchantment didn't carry over. The directors have said this point blank.

  • who knew thor was so good a science

  • Ah yes I knew I was starting to get old when I actually started understanding the math

  • Thanks for the spoiler warning really appreciated.

  • Now that I think about it, since Thor is the God of Thunder, shouldn't he be able to make everyone deaf by producing multiple super-lound booms on demand?

  • A weapon to suprass Thanos

  • Dwarf realm has an atmosphere duh

  • thanks for telling us how to forge your weapon but i think its way to complicated, if i decide to be a superhero i just go with a normal hammer

  • No one point out the forever alone face? XD

  • KYLE! KYLE!! PLEASE DO A VIDEO ON HOW TO DEFEAT MIRIO FROM MY HERO ACADEMIA. ALSO EXPLAIN THE SCIENCE BEHIND HIS QUIRK . THANK YOU

  • This video is awesome but his statements about the neutron star being the most extreme and dense material/object are incorrect cause there’s a little thing called black holes......

    • Skinny We is which are not even confirmed. Still technically a theory. A lot of supporting evidence but just a theory. I personally dont think they'll ever be proven because the gravitational force is so immense they pull in light. So that means we can't see them. It's sad to think well never witness something so cool.

  • Why are dwarves so intelligent??

  • you're not worthy because you're a discount thor and you deserve a discount exit :P

  • What I'm hearing is "iron is star cancer" :)

  • "Whats an Asgardian to do when facing an enemy?" Well you would know Thor.

  • I personally believe that when something has an exponent of four, rather than saying to the fourth, we say tetracubed. Hypercubed wouldnt work because hypercubes don't have to be limited to 4 dimensions. Also, we could extend this rule to even higher exponents (Petracubed for 5, Hexacubed for 6, Heptacubed for 7, etc.). It sounds cooler, and I think it would be more natural to say once someone understands it.

  • Did anyone else laugh inappropriately when they realized the midget was a giant?

  • thor talking science.. *hHhhhHhHhHmmmMMMMMmm*

  • "or buff grimace" 😂😂

  • 11:10 but you thor's other brother!

  • So a Neutron star is basically a black hole, without a swirling vortex that will instakill anything caught in its pull?

    • Ctrl Alt Rmx Music I'm 99 percent sure it'll still instakill you.

  • Since Mojlnir was made from the heart of a neutron star, I guess that's why it was so heavy and only he could pick it up.(Or anyone worthy)

  • Does anybody get this

  • When it comes to Thor, they can literally do whatever they want because "magic." Why doesn't he melt? Because he's a cosmic being. Why don't his clothes melt? Because they're being worn by a cosmic being.

  • Chris Hemsworth this is self promotion plz don't do this we want our old host back

  • Coolest science channel on the entire internet. Bill Nye of the younger generation!

  • In the comics mjolnir was forged from a dying star not a neutron star which is a zombie star so the movie got it wrong

  • What’s the melting point of Thor

  • Stop acting like Hulk and talk about yourself at the 3rd person. Just admit that you are Thor

  • Also what if that Dyson sphere forge type thing didn’t just focus that specific area of the star what if it harnessed the entire surface area of the star and focused it to the surface area of the iris of the forge which would make it even more powerful because the more you condense energy the stronger it becomes like blowing with your mouth like whistling gets more force than breathing out word with your mouth wide open

  • Wait if it takes that much energy to melt uru then what the hell is the cast it was poured into made of

  • That hair is so glorious! oh my God!

  • it was a white dwarf star hence the giant midget that is a dwarf I guess. im sure theres not a big difference but come on this is nerdvill

  • its weird hearing my name so many times :)

  • Mjolnir is way cooler than Stormbreaker

  • You should rename the title to "How to forge my weapon that I got in infinity wars"

  • Due to the mass of NSM (neutron star material), I like to think that only the outer hammer is coated with NSM, much like we gold plate a watch. So how heavy would Thor's hammer be if it had, say, a 1-micron coating of NSM?

  • There may be an atmosphere by the forge.

  • Need to find some way to make the first half shorter. My attention span was too short I forgot what I was watching for a second.

  • I can't get past the super mullet to enjoy the video

  • (8:30) If Thor's lighting bolts are like our lighting bolts? But Thor's lighting bolts are our lighting bolts. Thor is our god of thunder ... well, was the Norse god of thunder, until people gave up that belief. Now he's more known as a superhero.

  • 11:06 you don't have to be worthy to lift Strom breaker. Mojolnir was enchanted by Odin that's why no one was able to lift that without worthy ones.

  • Thor : Thank god Mojolnir is no more. Kyle : but why? Thor : You would get worthy.

  • I think I'll never understand how the hell you write, man. Like, I dont even know how to explain what you do :'v

  • The fact you state both Imperial and Metric conversions is absolutely amazing :)

  • Is it just me or does anyone else notice how his necklace looks like he has had an autopsy done it kinda freaked me out for about half the video lol

  • 4:55 Well damn, I guess he wasn't afraid to throw *shade* at *luminosity.* Yes, I know, I'm leaving...

  • i did not understand anything i am only 13

  • This is why "Infinity War" is the most inconsistent, narrative-wise laziest movie ever made by the Marvel Cinematic Universe. When you're dealing with such forces, yet the same Thanos who get easily punched by Captain America or Star-Lord swatted off and broke both physically and psychologically a god capable to handle such tremendous amounts of energy, that is literally stepping on a lot of s**t.

  • the core probably would have attracted a bunch of air composing gases and created a bit of an atmosphere especially if people used to use the bifrost to get in and out or if the forge had been intended to be living space originally

  • "That's a Yotta-watts..." *instant regeret* Best of Kyle 2018 :D

  • Actually Stormbreaker doesn't require "worthiness" just raw power. Mjolnir requires the user to be worthy but Stormbreaker would just be too powerful for anyone but Thor to lift in it's completed state. Also his armor is probably some Uru alloy and he is Asgardian so it makes sense he could withstand that much energy and not die... in the MCU that is.

  • THEN HOW DID YOU PICK IT UP GAAAAARSH

  • Lol rip Luminosity

  • I hope my Science teacher back in my school days is like Kyle, and maybe I will have a alot interst in science 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Pity I’m late for the corrections, but from what I got from what they’ve done is that they harness the beam of hyper accelerated particles and waves coming from the star’s magnetic poles to heat the metal. So the energy calculations should be actually for the pulsar energy output instead of luminosity of the star itself, otherwise the forge would be better suited to harness the energy of a blue star instead, since the luminosity is much higher and could get a better effect. Although the pulsar energy a neutron star or a quasar coming from the magnetic poles is much higher and focused than just harnessing the heat from the star, so I think this would make much more sense.

  • So that means the Stormbreaker blade would weigh as much as the Pyramid of Giza. HOW FUCKING STRONG IS GROOT?!

  • Aaayy I have a friend named Kelvin should I break the news to him

  • I thought this was about Stormbreaker, and not the forge itself. The video is still very interesting but the videos title should have had been called something like how the space forge in infinity war works

  • I only clicked because he looked like Thor in the thumbnail

  • They did not forge Stormbreaker they cast it... would Stormbreaker have bits of burned thor in it???

  • TO: Because Science. If you've haven't seen yourself in the mirror lately you could pass for the son of Thor or at least play as the stunt double LOL.

  • Couldn't Thor just be doing the motions of breathing even with no air there?

  • When you said what happens if you are near to a neutrón star, i thought that it's exactly what happens in steins;gate when they try to send matter... That is the most acurrate anime ever

  • speaking of Thor, you look like Chris Hemsworth

  • How powerful Thanos and his minions must be to defeat a ship full of Asgardians. I know Thor is special among Asgardians, but there's special and then there's special. Basically, who needs the Avengers when you've got a few Asgardians around? Infinity War should never have happened because Thanos would have been laid out by any Asgardian five year old.

  • Does he write backwards??

  • This channel gets 2k more subscribers a day

  • What about time dilation

  • So basically you have a weapon with enough power to literally melt a planet with it's mere gravity field alone by just existing, let alone being swung at the bloody thing. I imagine the amount of strength needed to survive wielding such a weapon would mean you could probly mulch Thanos no problem with your hands. Meaning, that Axe would probably atomize Thanos and Earth probably by being swung at effective speeds. Now the real question, what is the handle made out of that it could even stay intact.

    • IIIStrife It's made of groot. In the movie he pulls it together. A lot of people question how strong groot has to be to bind it and why he doesnt burn off. I think groot is basically self healing deadpool style. Fighting off the power of the weapon as fast as its destroying him. Even though he doesnt control the handle because it's a severed limb it still has groot properties.

  • Has anyone mentioned that in the movie stormbreaker isn't forged at all. Its cast.

  • I guess it's called "Hamaxe" but i'm not sure

  • Don't cut your hair!

  • Black hole material is more dans that neutron star material

  • The power is Thor’s not the hammer.

  • Just imagine what the forge was made of

  • So what's stronger, a neutron star or a black hole?

  • Bah! I wish I had seen this video before today. I created a science lesson for my students about this exact topic. The math took a while, and I enjoyed it, but I'm sure my students would have rather watched this. And Infinity War.

  • I had a question since Thor is a God and wasn't able to be burned by a neutron star and is humanoid what type of matter would he be made of to be both humanoid and resilient enough to withstand the vacuum of space and being burned by neutron star all while looking like a regular person from Earth his hair didn't even burn what type of hair follicles do you have that won't be burned by a trillion plus jewels

  • What's the gravity of Thor's hammer? That scene in Avengers: AoU, would Tony Stark's house be collapsed to a black hole just from the gravity of Thor's hammer sitting on his table?

  • I think next question is, "how many brain cells does it take to aim for an arm wielding a universally cataclysmic weapon instead of the chest of the one wielding it?" Seriously, why bother telling Thor to take your head? All he had to do was chop through your arm, Mr. Purple People-killer.

  • It didn’t contain the power it was like a catalyst or a conduit for his power

  • Can we talk about how much this guy looks like Thor?

  • Thor is simply explaining how he resisted the star in this video

  • What about black holes

  • come on man get with the times! if you want to look like Thor....cut the hair😋

  • Some Nerds might say, you done did wrong by saying that Neutron stars are the densest material because of black holes, the bad fat little big brothers of Neutron stars... but here I come in your defence before I even know if it is neccessary xD Black holes could be denser, assuming they do still have mass. But while we do not truly know what happens behind the event horizon of a black hole, where matter would travel at light speed, one popular opinion is that behind that there exists a singularity in space time, or a hole, so to speak, through which most of the matter vanished which was once used to form the black hole, with a kind of imperceivable "matter storm" around it that sometimes shoots out in form of Quasars (right word? dunno). So a black hole would not be denser, since density is mass over volume, and there would hardly be any mass left inside the black hole. So, if someone actually tried to correct you here... you are welcome :P xD

    • A mass of 20 times that of our sun packed into an infinitely small point seems infinitely more dense than a neutron star with at least 8 times that of our sun packed into a 30km sphere

  • someone has already

  • black holes are more denser than nutrons

  • When did Thor become a scientist??

  • STORMBREAKER DOESN'T HAVE THE "WORTHY" RULE! That was placed my odin at the beginning of Thor 1 on the hammer

  • Thanks for these Kyle. Here is a question for you. What is the wind scar from inuyasha?

  • Bruh we are looking at Thor right now and he’s teaching us how to make this thing smh

  • Do you ever find yourself accidentally writing things backward out of habit? XD just a funny thought.

  • maybe it's just me but these dwarfs built a forge that harnesses the power of a neutron star and none of them thought it a bad idea to put the opening leavers for the door of said star right in front of the burnie part? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

  • Everyone says he looks like Thor, he looks like Felicity Smokes twin.

  • when the ship was destroyed by thanos, thor was just floating around in space, nothing happened to him at all. so... yes of course he could breath, talk and scream.

  • Did the handle of Stormbreaker turn to dust?

  • Bruce's pants are stronger