A5_1 Charlie and the Fizzy Lifting Drink

Niamh Topping, William Butcher, Nikhil Sisodia, Jacob Haywood


In order to lift Charlie off the ground, he would need to consume approximately 3000 bottles of Wonka’s helium filled soda (neglecting any heating of the gas by Charlie’s body temperature), or approximately 2940 bottles if we consider heating of the helium and treat Charlie like a human balloon that can expand. This roughly equates to 6.0kg and 5.9kg of helium respectively.  

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