Originally a Norse god, the name Thor was given to a comic book superhero whose story was drawn from Norse mythology. Thor is also the name of an alien character in the Stargate TV series.

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Could a Jedi lift Thor's hammer with the Force? [on hold]

Basically I want to pit Thor and Mjolinir against a Jedi and the Force. Could a Jedi lift Thor's hammer with the Force?!
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How is Thor's hammer imprinted?

THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE. The other question asks about the definition of "worthiness". By contrast, this question asks about the technology underlying the "spell". Very different. In the Age of ...
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Could Dr. Strange wield Mjolnir?

According to this other question: The person has to be worthy in Odin's eyes, or be able to break the enchantment that Odin placed on the hammer So what I'm really asking is, is Dr. Strange a ...
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What's the bandwidth of the Bifrost Bridge?

When the Bifrost Bridge transports anything, lots of information gets transferred from one realm to another. So, I can talk about bandwidth. What's the bandwidth of the Bifrost Bridge. It certainly ...
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Has the Bifrost ever been used as a weapon?

It was stated that the Bifrost has, at full power, enough power to destroy an entire planet, and we do see it wreaking havoc upon Jotunheim when Loki unleashes it against that realm during the first ...
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What is written on my Mjolnir?

I have recently come into posession of Mjolnir It has runes written on four sides, like in the picture, and these runes are mirrored (written symmetrical) on other four sides. I assume, that ...
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Why is Loki introducing himself as Loki of Asgard

In the Avengers Loki is introducing himself as: Loki of Asgard.. Doesn't he have a real surname? Like the surname of one of his fathers? :)
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How old is Thor?

I was browsing Thor's Marvel wiki article and found this passage: Sometime in the 9th Century AD, Thor travelled to Earth to promote his worship among the Vikings. We already know that he is ...
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Could Thor use Mjölnir to pin Hulk to the ground?

In Thor (the movie), we see Thor (the character) pin Loki (the trickster) to the ground using Mjölnir (the hammer). (superfluous parenthetical comment here). In the Avengers, we see that the Hulk ...
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Is Thor the only Avenger that can't die?

Thor is supposed to be a god, so he should be immortal. Does this mean that there will come a time when he is the last remaining Avenger?
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Identify a comic where The Stranger's mid-section disappears

It's probably a 1980's or 1970's comic I'm near positive The Stranger was fighting Thor Mjolnir passes through The Stranger's midsection as it vanishes during combat Can someone identify this ...
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How much would Thor's hammer (Mjolnir) weigh?

All of the sites I looked at said "heavy" or "a lot" or "42.3 pounds." Mjolnir was forged from a collapsed star (a white dwarf or a neutron star). This means it is insanely dense. Worthiness aside, ...
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Can Thor's hammer be wielded by anyone in outer space?

Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, according to Odin's enchantment, can only be wielded by those deemed worthy. Does this only apply when the hammer is subject to gravitational pull? What happens when it's in ...
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What's under the crystal bridge in Asgard?

I noticed something the other night as my kids were watching Thor. Every time they show the crystal bridge leading to the Bifrost chamber, it's got flowing water underneath it. The water flows right ...
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Why was the female Thor not given another name?

The character Thor, with Thor being his birthname I would guess, eventually "retires" as he loses his power to wield his hammer Mjolnir...and his arm. In the recent comics, it seems that a woman (not ...
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Did Thor actually pulverize Sokovia with brute force?

I was having an argument with a fellow. He claimed that Thor destroyed Sokovia with his mighty Mjolnir and brute force, while I think that the Vibranium spire did the impossible as it amplified Thor's ...
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Was Thor unworthy during “The Avengers”?

In the Avengers movie: Instead of showing him just pick Mjolnir up, he hesitates, and the camera closes in on his hand as it makes a fist. Since Thor must be worthy to wield the hammer, was Thor ...
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How does Thor return to Asgard in Age of Ultron?

If, after Thor: The Dark World, then how does Thor return to Asgard in Avengers: Age of Ultron?
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Is Thor forbidden by Asgardian law to kill anyone, or just other Asgardians?

I've read that Thor (and other Asgardians) are forbidden to kill other Asgardians, under threat of being banished. In S2: Ep12 of Avengers Assemble, Widow asks Thor to promise her that he will "take ...
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Do Asgardians use magical energies?

In Thor (2011), Thor described Asgardian society as having technology so advanced it's like magic. In that case, do Asgardians have any access to magic at all (like the type Doctor Strange uses), or ...
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Has Marvel commented on the extra Infinity Gauntlet?

Way back in Thor, there was an Easter Egg Infinity Gauntlet in Odin's vault. They even brought that prop to Comic Con that year to show it off. Presently in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they're ...
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How was Thor able to dent Captain America's Shield?

I was reading about Adamantium on the marvel.wikia Proto-Adamantium This is the original Adamantium created by Dr. MacLain. Proto-Adamantium is the official name for the metal that makes up ...
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How strong are Asgardians?

Thor can survive a punch from the Hulk but Loki was able to stab him with a blade which penetrated his skin and drew blood. Both of these events happened in the Avengers. Also the Hulk smashed Loki ...
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Who was the colleague that Erik was going to contact for help?

After S.H.I.E.L.D confiscates Jane's work in Thor, the researchers discuss what they'll do next. Erik mentions two colleagues. The first is reasonably implied to be Bruce Banner, but who is the ...
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How did humans know about Thor and Loki?

In Thor (2011), it's heavily implied or stated that Norse mythology is based on the Asgardians' battles with frost giants on Earth in the tenth century AD. How were gods like Thor and Loki part of the ...
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Who did Loki kill?

In The Avengers (2012), during the first meeting aboard the helicarrier, Thor warns Bruce Banner to mind his manners when speaking of Loki, because he's Thor's brother, to which Black Widow replies: ...
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How Did She Become the New Thor?

I just read online that, not too long ago, was shown worthy to wield Thor's hammer and is now being called Thor as a result. What events led to this? Did the original Thor urge her to attempt ...
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When did a paramedic lift Mjölnir?

I've seen numerous references on the internet to an event where a paramedic picked up Mjölnir and handed it to an injured Thor. The clear implication is that this unnamed medic was unknowingly worthy ...
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Is Thor more than an Asgardian?

Thor is a pretty tough guy. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor frequently appears to be the strongest among the Avengers (managing to bust up Iron Man's suit without breaking a sweat). That makes ...
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What should happen when Captain America's shield and Thor's hammer strike each other?

In the movie Avengers, when Captain America's shield and Thor's hammer strike each other, they are instantly separated. Actually, based on the comics & other sources, why did this happen, and if ...
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Does Thor possess any powers without Mjolnir? [duplicate]

The inscription on Mjolnir says "Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor"; which is what exactly? In other words, does Thor have any powers other than that ...
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What is Thor's armor made of, and where does it originate from?

I'm only familiar with the movies, don't know any comics canon, but either will be appreciated in an answer. In Thor, after he was banished by Odin to earth and stripped of his powers, he eventually ...
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What were the previous Bifrost events that brought Jane Foster out into the desert?

At the beginning of Thor, Jane Foster has brought Darcy and Erik out in the middle of the desert because she's been investigating "atmospheric disturbances" that have had a regular, highly predictable ...
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Is Mjolnir's spell gender-sensitive?

Odin casts the following spell on Mjolnir: Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor. I have boldfaced he to emphasize that Odin didn't say the following. ...
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How well do Heimdall's eyes work?

There have been a couple of questions operating under the assumption that Heimdall can see everything, pretty much anywhere. Based on what we've seen, I believe this to be incorrect. Nerrolken's ...
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How does Thor's flight work exactly?

As we see during the movies Thor and The Avengers, Thor is capable of pseudo-flight when he has the use of Mjolnir. When he is without his trusty hammer, he can certainly use his increased agility and ...
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How does Thor know what Banner is thinking?

In the chapter four (Thunder) of The Ultimates, by Millar, Hitch and Currie, Bruce Banner and Nick Fury travel to Norway to talk to Thor. Banner gets upset and calls Thor a "delusional crack-pot" and ...
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Did Thor really intend to murder Captain America? [duplicate]

During Avengers, Captain America interrupts Thor and Iron Man in the middle of their fight after Loki escapes, Thor's immediate response is to attack Captain America. Captain America survives thanks ...
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Can anyone call upon Heimdall?

Can anyone, regardless of whether they're Asgardian, or not, call upon him? Or is this solely a treat of the Asgardians? Is Heimdall always listening to everyone, everywhere? Is there any canon ...
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Why is Thor an Avenger?

In the movie The Avengers/Avengers Assemble, Loki says: ......what have I to fear? Tony tells Loki: The Avengers. That's what we call ourselves. Earth's mightiest heroes..... Then why ...
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Why did Ultron and The Vision disagree in Age of Ultron?

In the Avengers: Age of Ultron, But later in the movie, The Vision Is the explanation that, Can someone who knows this please explain it, along with some references? My theory above ...
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When was Thor first portrayed as an advanced alien, not a god?

As so many fans are so fond of pointing out, the Asgardians in the MCU are not actually gods, but rather a super-advanced alien race. Their "magic" is merely technology, their lives are limited. Any ...
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How long do Asgardians live for?

Thor has been visiting the Earth from the time of the Norse Vikings. What is the expected life span (in Earth years) of an Agardian? The Wikipedia article on Asgard only states: They are ...
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Is the “Hulked Out Heroes” storyline canon?

I haven't read the storyline yet, but I have seen some rather compelling bits and pieces of it, and based on what I have seen, I really want this to be canonical, not a "What If?" type of alternative ...
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In the Thor movies, why can only Thor lift his hammer? [duplicate]

In the Thor movies we have seen that only Thor can lift up his hammer Mjolnir. In The Avengers/Avengers Assemble The Hulk attempts to pick it up on the Helicarrier and cannot even move it. What is ...
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How could Thor's hammer Mjöllnir be forged in the heart of a dying star?

Mjöllnir (literally, "that which smashes") is the hammer wielded by Thor, the Norse god of thunder. According to Marvel Universe the blacksmiths used the core of a star as a forge to construct ...
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Can Thor wield any Infinity Stone?

Thor is an Asgardian. Are Asgardians powerful enough to hold an Infinity Stone? Similarly, being gods, will Odin, Loki or Heimdall be able to wield any of the Infinity Stones?
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Is Mjolnir either sentient, or semi-sentient?

In his comment on this far inferior question, Richard stated that Mjolnir appears to be at least semi-sentient. Based on my hazy recollections of reading my brother's Thor comics when I was little, I ...
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What was the wreck of Grunhill's fleet in Age of Ultron?

In the Age of Ultron, Thor brags that his drink was "aged a thousand years in barrels built from the wreck of Grunhill's fleet. Not meant for mortal men." This was during the Stan Lee cameo, at the ...
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What “elaborate game” is being played with the Infinity Stones? [closed]

At the end of Age of Ultron, Thor says that We know Thanos is involved, but what is a more thorough explanation? It seems that: The Space Stone was housed in the Tesseract and showed up in ...