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Captain America's shield has been broken by godly powers. It’s also withstood impressive beatings by Hulk and Thor, etc. It has great abilities in helping deflect kinetic energy, but these tests don't include the quantum aspect that Ant-Man has.

This article:

talks about Ant-Man’s density becoming that of a white dwarf. The compactness changes things: quantum particles can pass through matter without issues.

So: has Ant-Man ever become small enough to pass through Captain America’s shield? And if so, is there any material that can stop him?

  • Can I get an explanation for the down votes? – VenomFangs Mar 24 '16 at 14:52
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    It's likely what @amarillo said: "Purely hypothetical questions aren't always well received." – T.J.L. Mar 24 '16 at 14:54
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    It would probably help if you quantified the specific fictional universe you are talking about. Cinematic? Comics? Etc.; they don't tend to follow the same rules, in many cases. My guess would be Marvel Cinematic universe, based on the Ant-Man movie and the Avengers: Civil War, but specifics would help your question. – K-H-W Mar 24 '16 at 14:55
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    @venomfangs can you edit your post to include details about that? It's not something I knew about, and might explain why this an important question that's worth asking/answering. – AncientSwordRage Mar 24 '16 at 17:10
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    @VenomFangs: I think you’re imagining that there’s a nice consistent set of rules for both Ant-Man’s shrinking abilities, and Captain America’s shield. There isn’t. The MCU is not based on actual physics. – Paul D. Waite Mar 24 '16 at 23:19

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