P6 7 The Perfect Cuppa: The Search for the Best Place in the Solar System to Brew a Cup of Tea

Alexandra Pohl, Joe McGuire, Alexander Toohie


In this paper we calculate the boiling point of water in several locations around the solar systemand describe the eects on the human body of drinking water at this temperature. We are able toconclude that Titan is the only body in the solar system with an atmosphere thick enough to allowthe production of a cup of tea like those made on Earth on its surface, while the Martian surfacewould facilitate production of a beverage resembling a refrigerated drink or ice-cream. Venus couldprove useful for making a cup of tea if a oating platform could be constructed on the planet.

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