P6_8 Killer Rabbits: In Transit

Johanna Antonelli, Paola Rojas Guijosa, Katie Jiggens, Gemma Bower, Kimran Dhaliwal


We look into the practicallities of transporting an army of 100 million Killer Rabbits from the film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” across an ocean. We consider mass and buoyancy of the cargo, along with the drag exherted on the submerged fraction. We find that the power required to move the army at a constant velocity of 9 ms−1 is 3.11 × 10^9 W.

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