How Iron Man's Arc Reactor (Probably) Works

Since the Iron Man arc reactor is a fictitious device, and it has no official scientific explanation in the Iron Man canon that I'm aware of, we might as well something up. Now, I'm mixing real science and fake science here. So physics nerds and comic-book nerds: Deal with it.

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Iron Man New Full Trailer Shows Why It's Going to be the Best Hi-Tech Superhero Movie Ever

I don't know about you, but any trailer that starts with the greatest gadget genius of all time having a morning whisky on the rocks, while traveling through the desert in a Humvee to the beat of AC/DC's Back In Black, says to me: BEST SUPERHERO MOVIE EVER. Which is precisely what you can see in the new Iron Man full…