How fast, exactly, can Sonic the Hedgehog move... and could the force exerted kill millions of innocent people? The upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie has frightened us with the unsettling character designs the character has gone through. But should we REALLY be afraid of how powerful his speed is? What explanation is given for Sonic's speed in the games, from Chaos Energy to the Lightspeed Dash, and how does that apply to the real-world physics he now finds himself in? In this episode of #BigQuestion, Erik Voss and Marina Mastros crunch the numbers on Sonic's speed. How fast would Sonic have to be moving in order to FREEZE TIME to the naked eye? Is Sonic GOD?
Filup Molina and Erik Voss answer the big nerd culture questions with the New Rockstars brand of analysis and research. Come for the detailed answers and insight, stay for the fun.