Re: kerBOOM factor, was Re: HUMOR: Life extension is a tool ofSatan!

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Fri Feb 23 2001 - 02:21:19 MST

On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Michael M. Butler wrote:

> wrote:
> > Actually, most of the kerBOOM factor is attributable to energy release due
> > to N-N triple bond formation, resulting in an exceedingly stable molecule
> > (azote).
> I think you meant "exceedingly *UN*stable molecule" there, no?

Energy-rich products decay into energy-poor products, releasing the
energy difference in the process. Nitrogen with its triple bond
is exceedingly stable, it`s old name "azote" means without life.

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