Re: The Avengers 2! The Official News and Speculation Thread - Upgrade section 5 -
This is a bit unrelated to Ultron, and more related to SHIELD and the MCU. But I just had a little moment. I think Fury/SHIELD knows A LOT more about aliens, and races, and stuff than we do/think they know. Think about it for a second.
Who do we suppose to be older, Thanos and The Other? Or SHIELD, or Schmidt? Shield is no more than 65 years old.
My point, is that The Other, and presumably Thanos, refereed to the cube as the tesseract. These two ancient beings. SO why is it people of Earth are able to call it the same thing, the tesseract, instead of coming up with some earthly name for it (which is what would probably happen)
My guess is that Shield may have had some info on some things going on in space. Because how would the people of earth know this ancient artifacts name? "His secrets have secrets". Maybe I am thinking too much into it, and it could simply be a name, but I don't know.