Re: Breathing fluids for high-G app. - Re: Mars in two weeks?

From: S.J. Van Sickle (
Date: Sat Jan 06 2001 - 23:05:48 MST

On Sun, 7 Jan 2001, Russell Whitaker wrote:

> Why not bath the lungs in breathable liquid fluorocarbons?
> As a recreational (and one-time semi-professional) diver I've
> had an off-and-on fascination with it. Worth looking at.
> Here's an intruiging discussion:

It was stated earlier in the thread that the FCs are significantly higher
in density than the human body. Though, now that I think of it, the
density difference is probably much less than the difference with air in
the lungs.


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