Defending the planet isn't easy, but with the help of some advanced alien technology, the Men in Black have managed to keep the Earth safe from a variety of intergalactic threats. One of the most famous weapons in their arsenal happens to also be one of the smallest. As seen throughout the films, the Noisy Cricket packs a serious punch, but can science tell us just how powerful this tiny weapon is? Agent K suits up as he breaks it all down in this week's Because Science!
HYPERVELOCITY IMPACT EXPERIMENT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbkkMKkjx6k
NASA IMPACT STUDIES: https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_361.html