A5_3 Indiana Jones and the Fridge to Freedom

Tom Mansfield, Anthony Willis, Ian Doggett, Sidak s Kohli


This paper investigates the plausibility of Indiana Jones being able to survive the initial gamma ray radiation from a nuclear explosion by containing himself within a lead-lined fridge. We find that the fridge needs a thickness of lead to be at least 6.83cm for him to be unharmed by the gamma radiation. 

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