A3_6 Gasp of the Titans

Slobodan Sirovica, Christopher May, Ryan Ruston, Timothy Smith



This paper follows the plausibility of the existence of the Greek Titan Atlas. It has previously been found that Atlas would be too large to exist on the earth if he were to hold the atmosphere. It is further found that were Atlas to siphon the earth’s atmosphere in order to breathe, he could survive if the production of oxygen by plants remains constant. There would however be an associated temperature increase due to heat transfer between the atmosphere and Atlas’s lungs.

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