The Only Times Being A Geek Comes In Handy: Superman Question


Liz: Ok, I need an answer here... does the Superman theory work in reverse? I.e. if I was to go to Krypton and bask in the rays of the red sun, would I gain extraordinary powers? Aside from the power of being a dork, I mean.

Joe Peacock: I am pretty sure you'd become more weak. If red sun planet being grows in strength with the yellow sun, that would mean we're tolerant at a baseline of (ysun), while they are tolerant at a baseline of (rsun) - meaning (ysun) > (rsun) in terms of strength benefit. To go from (ysun) to (rsun) would be to diminish whatever quality gained from the rays of the sun... Making you weaker.

I need to get laid.