100 Days Later: Mathematics of a Zombie Apocalypse


Scene from '28 Days Later' during 2003 Sundance Film Festival - '28 Days Later' Film Stills.   Sundance/WireImage
Scene from '28 Days Later' during 2003 Sundance Film Festival - '28 Days Later' Film Stills. Sundance/WireImage

When it comes to the particulars of a fictional zombie apocalypse, the particulars are all over the place -- but it’s always fun to throw fantastic monsters up against the wall of science to see what sticks. In this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast, Robert and Christian explore a few different studies that examine the undead plague from the standpoint of mathematics and infections disease.

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