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# Picture Shows How All Humans On Earth Would Fit Into One 900 Meter-Wide Ball

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posted on May, 27 2012 @ 06:45 AM
I enjoyed the water-sphere thread so much, I decided to run the math to see how big of a meatball we could make with all of us, and the result is quite surprising.

The numbers I used:
density of ground human = 950kg/m^3 (assumed same as ground beef)

average mass of adult human = 54kg (picked the low-end since we're not all adults. The average mass of "all humans" would undoubtedly be somewhat lower, so I'm fudging on the high side)

number of people = 7,016,000,000

We would make a 913m diameter meatball. Somewhat less than a kilometer.

I double-checked my math with Solidworks by constructing a sphere and measuring it's volume, so I know it's right.

Here's a picture of us all, call it a human family portrait, visiting Washington DC.

Surprisingly small we all are, aren't we?

edit on 27-5-2012 by tjack because: the pic was obnoxiously large

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posted on May, 27 2012 @ 06:51 AM
That's quite the abomination you have thought up there. Bravo, good sir.

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:04 AM

LOL

Is that including bones?

I somehow just do not believe that seven billion people fit inside a 900 meter sphere.

By the way i'm 115Kgs. Fat I know!

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:04 AM
You should send that to Bill Gates!
Great job!

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posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:05 AM
Jesus dude, you rendered all of humankind into ground chuck! I want to say more and I will I just need to process this idea, No pun intended.
edit on 27-5-2012 by snowen20 because: Can't spell, public school edumacated

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:08 AM
I actually nearly laughed, but no no its just a bit disturbing.
Especially following on from the thread about people eating other people that Ive just finished reading. Clever, but I dont like crowded places & thay seems just a tad squishy

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:10 AM
That's a giant meatball...

Quite disgusting!

Hopefully this will deter would be carnivorous aliens hoping to have an unlimited feast on our planet.

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:13 AM

Originally posted by DaRAGE

LOL

Is that including bones?

I somehow just do not believe that seven billion people fit inside a 900 meter sphere.

By the way i'm 115Kgs. Fat I know!

Yeah, I guess it assumes bones, hair, guts etc...I just used the low end of the average weight of adult humans. This probably raises the density number, but not enough to affect the size of the meatball by very much, I'm sure. I suppose if we were "pink slimed" the density would go up enough to make the ball considerably smaller, but that would be gross.

The picture is certainly close enough to actual size to convey the point I'm trying to make, which is we make a much smaller meatball than I would have ever imagined.

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:17 AM

I think the reptilians in V would be interested in your presentation.

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:19 AM
But will it blend?

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posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:21 AM

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:23 AM
Well I was very skeptical of your result until I did the calculation myself.

7,016,000,000 * 54 = 378,864,000,000

Divide that by 950 and you get 398,804,210.5 cubed meters of ground human.

Then to convert that volume into a sphere and get the diameter one can use the following equation (which should work in JavaScript):

pow(398804210.5/((4/3)*pi),1/3)*2
= 913.24

So if someone were to grind up all humans we really would fit into a sphere 913 meters wide.

Brilliant.
edit on 27-5-2012 by ChaoticOrder because: (no reason given)

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:27 AM
I hope they are all using deodorant!

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:28 AM
Thats awesome.

You would make an excellent Maths Teacher. Thats some cool maths.

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:33 AM

her reply ... " who's going to cook it? "
the sad thing is she was sincere and serious.

thank you for making my night.

love and harmony
Whateva

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:34 AM
Interesting. Twisted, but interesting. As a side note, that's only slightly larger than all the meatballs presently walking around Washington DC...

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:40 AM

Originally posted by ChaoticOrder

pow(398804210.5/((4/3)*pi),1/3)*2
= 913.24

So if someone were to grind up all humans we really would fit into a sphere 913 meters wide.

Brilliant.
edit on 27-5-2012 by ChaoticOrder because: (no reason given)

913 mtr wide Uncooked ball.

I'm guessing if someone bbq'd that sucker evaporation may wipe out the equvilant populations of Australia and New Zealand.

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:42 AM

Originally posted by atlasastro

Originally posted by ChaoticOrder

pow(398804210.5/((4/3)*pi),1/3)*2
= 913.24

So if someone were to grind up all humans we really would fit into a sphere 913 meters wide.

Brilliant.
edit on 27-5-2012 by ChaoticOrder because: (no reason given)

913 mtr wide Uncooked ball.

I'm guessing if someone bbq'd that sucker evaporation may wipe out the equvilant populations of Australia and New Zealand.

Yeah, you'd definitely want a water-bath set up off to the side to keep it nice and juicy.

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:50 AM

If we forced all humanity to live in Texas, they could all have 1041.5 square feet of non-water ground space. 7,016,000,000 humans, 7,307,017,881,510.165 sq ft..

posted on May, 27 2012 @ 07:50 AM

wow - ty OP - HQ OC gets rare on ATS, ty for the effort =)

now i have a very nice knock-out argument is someone says "there is not enough space on earth for everyone"

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