How much gold is in a cell phone? Is it worth mining cell phones for the gold?
How much extra energy do we need to think really hard?
Look for the answers online at tpt.aapt.org under “Browse,” at the very end of the current issue.
Question suggestions are always welcome!
For more Fermi questions and answers, see Guesstimation 2.0: Solving Today’s Problems on the Back of a Napkin, by Lawrence Weinstein (Princeton University Press, 2012).