Celebrity Physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Just Dropped Science On A Huge ‘Game Of Thrones’ Mystery

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There are some potential Game of Thrones spoilers ahead if you’re not caught up on Season 7, so be aware of that as you read on….Now, let’s get started.

Celebrity physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson took to Twitter yesterday to drop science on some happenings in Game of Thrones Season 7. He was nice enough to wait a few weeks after the Season 7 finale before he started tweeting about it, presumably to avoid dropping spoilers on his 9.24 million followers.

Neil occasionally does this on Twitter, applies the Laws of Physics to TV/Movies. He started out tweeting about the physiology and biology of dragons, which he says Game of Thrones mostly got correct when designing the show’s 3 dragons. However, it was his last tweet about the so-called ‘ice dragon’ that’s the most intriguing. Here’s his Twitter blast on the physics of Game of Thrones, in order:

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