# Goodbye

What is the minimum amount of energy required to irreversibly blow up our lovely planet into smithereens?

Details and assumptions

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• Model the Earth as sphere of uniform volume density composed of tiny neutral pieces of mass.

• The radius of the Earth is $$R_e=6371km$$.

• The mass of the Earth is $$M_e = 5.972\times 10^{24} kg$$

• Newton's gravitational constant is $$G=6.673\times10^{-11} m^3 kg^{-1} s^{-2}$$

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