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Subj: Re: The "science " of Worthiness has finally been explained Avenger 679
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 at 10:48:58 am EST (Viewed 166 times)
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Marvel Explains Why Thor Is the Only One Who Can Pick up Mjlnoir
By JAMIE LOVETT - February 11, 2018


Marvel Comics has finally offered an explanation for why only the worthy can lift Thor’s hammer, Mjolnir.

The explanation comes courtesy of Mark Waid and was printed in the back matter of Avengers #679.

Waid settled the argument with some “science” about Thor’s magic hammer.

“The science of Thor’s magic hammer, taken in part from all the research I did for that Thor/Hulk crossover I did a few years back with Walt Simonson: Uru metal was forged in fiery pits by dwarven blacksmiths,” Waid explains. “Based upon its observed properties –“Uru metal” must actually be an exotic form of matter that can be induced to emit gravitons. Gravitons are particles.the dwarven blacksmiths, being as advanced compared to us as we are to our early ancestors, could craft a hammer whose properties seem like magic to us.”

Waid goes on to explain that Odin’s enchantment compels the hammer to boost its gravitons if someone unworthy tries to lift the weapon.

“Being able to change the rate of emission and absorption of gravitons is equivalent to being able to change an object’s mass and even shape it,” he writes. “If a person whom the hammer has determined to be unworthy attempts to lift the hammer, thanks to Odin’s enchantment, the Uru metal will dramatically increase the rate of graviton emission. This will result in an exponential increase int eh gravitational attractions between the Earth and the hammer, such that it cannot be budged. When Thor grips Mjolnir’s handle, the ‘identity recognition enchantment,’

I was hoping for a clarification about what it means to be worthy. I dont care as much about how it works when you try to lift the hammer.

Magic is always going to be used as long as enough ignorance persist in explaning what can be observed.

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