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What would happen if Superman punched you? (Hint: It’d be bad)


As awesome as it was when Neil deGrasse Tyson pinpointed the location of Krypton and calculated the weight of Thor’s hammer (even if he was wrong), the superstar astrophysicist may have just been out-nerded by the Vsauce YouTube Channel: In the latest video, host Jake Roper breaks down what would happen if Superman were to punch you. The result would be … probably worse than you might’ve thought.

“Superman wouldn’t just knock the wind out of you — oh, no,” Roper explains. “He would knock the atoms out of you. His fist has pretty much become a particle beam. […] You would be liquidated at the atomic level.” However, the destruction wouldn’t end with your measly atoms. Find out more in the video below.



So then, what about all those frequent comparisons to Wonder Woman or Supergirl (who apparently circled the sun for several years, absorbing its energy directly)? Not as bad? Worse?

Awesome video!

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