Would The Doctor and Martha Have Survived on the Moon with the Judoon?

Peter Daniel Jacob Weller


This paper investigates a Doctor Who episode, Smith and Jones, where a hospital and its inhabitants are transported to the moon by an alien race and whether it was feasible for them to have survived for as long as they did or longer due to a limited air supply. The finding was that they had nearly 105 days of oxygen supply, a considerably longer amount of time than the half an hour of supply shown in the episode.


TV programme; Physics; Chemistry; Ideal Gas Law; Atmosphere; Doctor Who

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