A scientist calculated the ludicrous strength of Marvel villain Thanos
The Washington Post - 05/21/2018
Because superhero blockbusters demand that philosophers must also pulverize, Thanos matches his big brain with bigger purple muscles. He doesn’t just look the brutish part. Based on a recent “whimsical by design” analysis, Northeastern University engineering assistant professor Steven Cranford calculated that Thanos is powerful enough to dead-lift the RMS Titanic.