Boiling the Ocean

by john on October 17, 2004

Jeff Bonwick of Sun “proves”:http://blogs.sun.com/roller/page/bonwick/20040925#128_bit_storage_are_you he can in fact talk out of his ass about boiling the ocean. Turns out it would take 3.4×1027 J to actually do it. I wonder how much asphalt is used when paving the cow path?

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