Zombies are only in movies. Or are they? An in a university physics journal predicts that zombies could kill of us in 100 . Students said there would only be 273 of a zombie . The students pretended zombies were a virus. The virus infected . The person had a 90 per cent chance of giving the virus to another . That person spread the virus around the .
A professor explained why wrote about zombies. He said: "We ask students to write papers for the 'Journal of Physics Special Topics'. It lets the students show off their side and [use] of the physics they know." It also gives students writing . The professor added that it tested students use understanding of in imaginary situations. This could help in the future to prepare for .