So the new Godzilla movie opens on Friday. This is the third scenario we’ve seen where someone has decided to translate Godzilla into the real world.
This time, Popular Mechanics has done it. And what did they find? Well, that it would be pretty much impossible for this beast to exist.
Godzilla is now 30 stories tall and weighs as much as a cruise ship. No actual animal could take the pressure of being so massive: It would overheat, its organs would implode, and it would need to mainline butter to get enough calories.
Nonsense, I say! Science be damned!
Anyway, here are the measurements.