• Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how dragons burned down King's Landing on Game of Thrones. 1 / 9

  • Assuming dragons were real, Tyson says their fire could absolutely take down stone buildings. 2 / 9

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  • As Tyson explains, the hot breath would cause rapid expansion, leading to things blowing up. 3 / 9

  • Basically, the dragons' fire would behave like bombs, obliterating stone buildings. 4 / 9

  • So at least in one sense, the science of dragons is accurate. 5 / 9

  • Next, maybe Tyson will explain Gendry's super-human speed. 6 / 9

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  • Or perhaps Tyson will weigh in on Daenerys suddenly turning evil. 7 / 9

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  • How dragons blow up stone is probably the least vexing Game of Thrones riddle. 8 / 9

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