Re: frozen xenonauts

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Fri Jul 06 2001 - 02:46:19 MDT

On Thu, 5 Jul 2001, Spike Jones wrote:

> No, that works fine Mike. I calculate the density of xenon
> hexaflouride would be, lets see, 131 + 6*19 = 245, so if XeF6
> is inert to tissues then we could pull the same gag with about

"if XeF6 is inert to tissues". That's a rather large if. (You know,
they're called noble gases for a reason). Why don't you do a little Google
session, and pull up the chemical properties of xenon compounds,
particularly halides?

> 100 atmospheres instead of 190. Perhaps it would
> also not have the anaesthetic effect of pure xenon?

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