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From: Michael Straight <straight@email.unc.edu>
Subject: Re: (whorl) fusion and english
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 1998 08:49:42 

On Sun, 1 Nov 1998, Greg Neyman wrote:

> Hey everyone ...
>     Prion- how the heck can a chem get all its hydrogen needs from AIR?  ...
> it can't be more than a few tenths of a percent in the air (to maintain the
> ecosphere ... or ecocylinder, as it were, the air composition couldn't
> deviate too significantly from earth's) ...

The classic SF trope is getting hydrogen from electrolysis of water, so I
imagine Prion is refering to water vapor in the air.

"Humid weather today.  Yum!" -- Hammerstone


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