Nov. 23, 2010 at 11:05 AM ET
In an upcoming episode of “Mythbusters,” hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman receive an executive order they can’t refuse.
President Barack Obama makes an appearance on the Dec. 8 episode of the Discovery Channel staple and challenges the duo to determine once and for all if Archimedes ship-burning solar ray ever really existed.
It’s a myth the experts have tackled before — twice. Despite the fact that it was “busted” on both occasions, the commander-in-chief, along with many science buffs, just doesn’t buy it.