A2_9 Raindrops keep falling on my head

Jessica Goldie, Adam Crossland, Amy Louise Fleetham, Georgina Holyoak, Stephanie Neumann


In this paper we attempt to find the density need for an object of raindrop size to kill a human if it were to land on their head. We conclude that the density of titanium, 4500 kg m−3, is the lower limit for what it would take to fracture the skull.

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