Thor hammer strength: Neil deGrasse Tyson tweets that it’s as strong as 3 billion elephants.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Awesomely Estimates Weight of Thor’s Hammer (VIDEO)

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Feb. 7 2013 5:02 PM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Awesomely Estimates Weight of Thor’s Hammer (VIDEO)

Proving once again why he’s the Internet’s favorite scientist, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson took to Twitter to weigh in on a classic comic technical question: How much does Mjölnir, Thor’s magic hammer, really weigh?

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