Scientists have built a climate model of the world of “Game of Thrones”
Scientists have found a scientific explanation to the peculiarities of climate in the world of the HBO series “Game of thrones” with the help of computer models. Uneven and long winters in Westeros, they tied with the shape of the planet and the inclination of the axis of its rotation around the sun.
Climatologists have suggested that the planet from “Game of thrones” has, in contrast to the Land, not ellipsoidal, and spherical shape and located under an angle such that one hemisphere is always closer to the Sun.
The fact that the winter and summer seasons in Westeros can last for decades and come at different times, the scientists explained-permanent inclination of the axis of rotation of the planet around the Sun.
Scientists (@ClimateSamwell) have used a Climate Model to simulate and understand the climate of the world of #GameofThrones. Results described in a scientific paper:https://t.co/IdYxcJjWU2
Among other findings, The Wall has a climate in winter similar to that of Lapland! pic.twitter.com/8p0y5iIpRr
— Samwell Tarly (@ClimateSamwell) December 20, 2017
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The article is a study of the climate of “Game of thrones” was published in presenteremo magazine under the pseudonym of one of the characters of the series — Samwell Tarly. One of the authors is a scientist from the University of Bristol’s Dan Lunt, says on the University website.
Previously portal iz.ru reported that the producers of “Game of thrones” received an offer from the national broadcasting company “Sakha” to remove the eighth season in Yakutia. In submitted to HBO, the report says that the climate of the region is ideal to capture the winter scenes of the series.