P1_1 Everybody knows the moon is made of cheese...

Emma Longstaff, Chak Fong Edward Li, Mark Fletcher, Oliver East


This report investigates the possible implications of our moon being made of cheese as suggested in the Wallace and Gromit film 'A Grand Day out'. If it were the same size as the current moon, and made of Wensleydale, then it would exert 13.1 x1019N less force on Earth. If it were to exert the same force then its radius would increase by 0.78 x 106m, appearing 144% larger in the night sky.

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