A4_2 Destructive Solutions: They Blew up WHAT?

Katherine Esther Ward, Kerry Marie Ballantine, Christopher Thomas Pain, Emma Miriam Thomas


In this article based on events in the Mass Effect universe, we investigate the effects of an 'Alpha Relay'-style explosion on Earth to see if the destruction seen in the game is possible. Using the Taylor-Sedov equation and inverse square law, we find that the intensity striking Earth from such an explosion is a mere 0.001\% of solar intesity.

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