Re: Methane and other winds (was Re: alternatives to big oil andifthey can ...

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Sat Feb 05 2000 - 10:21:39 MST

I thought single-H was mostly of interest as a rocket propellant, due in
part to the very low molecular weight of the exhausted pure H2.

> > You might do something funky with recombining atomic hydrogen
> > (stabilized in liquid He?), which would go one order of magnitude
> > beyond of what you can do with chemistry.
> Oh? I thought the hydrogen-hydrogen bond was fairly week by chemical standards.
> Is it just the sheer density of atomic hydrogen that you could get? If so,
> having to dilute it with something else might be greatly detrimental to its
> efficiency.

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