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Why Thor ISN’T Immune to Electricity

Being the "God of Thunder", many fans assumed this naturally meant Thor should be immune to all forms of electricity. However, in the film, Thor: Ragnarok, we saw several instances where the hero is not only effected, but fulled incapacitated tasers and other electricity based weapons. This aspect of the film left many fans scratching their heads, but does this shocking development actually make sense for everyone's favorite Asgardian? Kyle summons the Bifrost and hunts for answers in this week's episode of Because Science! Learn More: FIVE WAYS LIGHTNING STRIKES PEOPLE: https://www.weather.gov/safety/lightning-struck WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING: https://mosaicscience.com/story/what-its-be-struck-lightning/ LIGHTNING STRIKE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightning_strike#Injuries THE SKIN EFFECT: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skin_effect#Cause HOW LIGHTNING KILLS: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2013/06/27/how-lightning-kills-and-injures-victims/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.146d49ef9865 LETHALITY OF TASER WEAPONS: http://www.charlydmiller.com/LIB07/2005Jul28TaserLethality.pdf VEHICLES AND LIGHTNING: http://lightningsafety.com/nlsi_pls/vehicle_strike.html

06.20.2019