Materials scientist Suveen Mathaudhu has refuted astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's claim that Thor's hammer weights more than 300 billion elephants.
Nanosuits, powerful prosthetics, and brain-computer interfacing seemed far-fetched when the original movie hit theaters. Now, with a remake nearly three decades later, the plot is closer to reality than you may think.
If the date November 8 means something important to you, you might, just might, be a huge Thor fan. You might also have cold feet.
Brian checks out Marvel's Thor 2 showcase including Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, and their constantly changing stage.
According to comic book legend, Thor's hammer can summon lightning. A couple of makers decided to make that concept real with an assist from a Tesla coil.
Neil deGrasse Tyson's calculations that Thor's hammer weighs as much as 300 billion elephants may be off by about 300 billion elephants.
commentary The horror! Facebook's CEO apparently wore a hoodie to a meeting. Let's face it: He could dress like Thor, wield the fabled hammer Mjolnir in presentations, and they'd still want in on the company's IPO.
week in review This year's wireless show was less about introducing a bevy of new phones and more about future trends like ICS and LTE. Also: Oracle may get just a fraction of what it hoped for in ongoing Oracle v. Google trial.