P3_12 Saving the Dinosaurs

Kate Houghton, Ashley Clark, Henry Simms, Jacek Kuzemczak


An investigation was conducted to find out if a passing alien spacecraft could have saved the dinosaurs by firing a laser at the asteroid as it was about to collide with the Earth. It was found that a beam intensity of 2.02x1018 Wm-2 would be required.

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