Has Humanity Produced Enough Paint To Cover All the Land on Earth? by xkcd

Paint the Earth by xkcd

In the latest installment of what if?, xkcd takes on the question “has humanity produced enough paint to cover the entire land area of the Earth?” To answer the question, xkcd uses Fermi estimations to calculate humanity’s paint production. His answer—no, not until 2100.

image via xkcd

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