Pacific Rim is such a cool movie! But what would it take to actually build and operate a working 260ft (79m) tall robot like Gipsy Danger?
I know lets ask an actual scientist!
In this panel, Dr. Stephen Granade methodically tackles every aspect of the construction, power and operation of a giant robot; and at the same time, he sprinkles some science-facts-sand over our dreams of getting to pilot one of these guys by week's end.
You can watch the entire panel here.