A3_7 Density of an Elf

Jacob Charles Coley, Morgan Lillie, Margarita Myskovets, Alex England, Beatrice Andrews


In the film and book ‘The Fellowship of the Ring,’ the elf Legolas is shown to walk on the surface of a snow bank. This paper outlines the investigation into the density the character, as portrayed by Orlando Bloom, would have to be in order for this to be a possibility. It was found that his mass would be 6.05×10−5 kg, giving him a density of 7.75×10−4 kgm-3.

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