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Is deGrasse Tyson wrong? Mjolnir lighter than aluminium

Materials scientist Suveen Mathaudhu has refuted astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's claim that Thor's hammer weights more than 300 billion elephants.

By Feb. 18, 2013

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Time to recalculate? Thor's hammer may be a featherweight

Neil deGrasse Tyson's calculations that Thor's hammer weighs as much as 300 billion elephants may be off by about 300 billion elephants.

By Feb. 19, 2013

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Thor's hammer gets a Tesla coil, puts out 80,000 volts

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.

By May. 3, 2013

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Thor tchotchkes to brighten a fan's Dark World

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.

By Nov. 8, 2013

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'RoboCop' not so sci-fi anymore

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.

By Feb. 11, 2014

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CTIA show signals future of wireless

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.

By May. 11, 2012