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This Is How Santa Claus Can Deliver Presents To The Entire World In One Night

1 Jan 2019, 15:01 UTC
This Is How Santa Claus Can Deliver Presents To The Entire World In One Night
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While it’s a Finnish tradition to visit Santa (and perhaps some reindeer) aboard a Concorde, his actual flight on Christmas Eve night requires a lot of work and a lot of preparation. To the best of our knowledge of Santa science, here’s how he does it. (ERIC CHRETIEN/GAMMA-RAPHO VIA GETTY IMAGES)With 1.6 billion households in the world, how does Santa do it? With a little Christmas magic… and a lot of science!How does Santa Claus do it? In one long night, a stout and elderly man, equipped with a magic sleigh and eight flying reindeer, delivers toys to children in every household all over the world.The only catch? They have to believe in him.You have to wonder if this could physically be possible. If he had the right technology and technique, could Santa Claus actually make all of these deliveries? With the world’s population now in excess of 7 billion people, it’s a tougher job than ever for Santa Claus. But with the power of science — and maybe a little Christmas magic — Santa is more than up to the challenge.According to the latest (2013) Pew research on the topic, only 31% of households ‘pretend’ Santa Claus will visit ...

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