Spike Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Speaking of hydrogen, yesterday I was talking to a guy in the Moffett
> blimp hangar with a hydrogen balloon. He had a small H2 cylinder. I
> asked him if someone breathed hydrogen would it make one's
> voice sound funny like helium does?
Yes, it does. I'm fairly sure I saw this demonstrated once, although
I can't recall when or where.
> But we didnt know if it would goof one to breathe hydrogen.
It's harmless. I think Hydrogen-oxygen mixtures have been used in
deep sea diving, presumably because hydrogen was more readily
available than helium.
-- Christian "naddy" Weisgerber email@example.com
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