I’m sure there are many that went to go see Ant-Man this past weekend and wondered as to the exact science behind the film. Well lucky for you the YouTube channel Vsauce3 has a video hosted by Jake Roper to help explain. Along for the ride is Paul Rudd as he does what Paul Rudd does best, effortlessly charms us as he riffs.
This doesn’t exactly go into how Pym Particles work given that they aren’t real, though I wouldn’t put it past anyone to try, but instead the video goes into many different facets of being shrunk down. They tackle such aspects such as density, inaudible speaking frequencies, and the insane needs for your very different metabolism as you become the size of an insect.