Gases

Some articles on gases:

Clean Air Act (United States) - Application To Greenhouse Gas Emissions
... EPA began regulating greenhouse gases (GHGs) from mobile and stationary sources of air pollution under the Clean Air Act for the first time on January 2 ... See Regulation of Greenhouse Gases Under the Clean Air Act ... Below is a table for the sources of greenhouse gases, taken from data in 2008 ...
Lifting Gas - Submerged Balloons
... density difference between water and gases (water is about 1,000 times more dense than most gases), the lifting power of underwater gases is very strong ... inconsequential because the relative differences between gases is negligible in relation to the density of water ... However, some gases can liquefy under high pressure, leading to an abrupt loss of buoyancy ...
Stratospheric Sulfate Aerosols (geoengineering)
... of climate change due to rising levels of greenhouse gases ... Delivery of precursor sulfide gases such as sulfuric acid, hydrogen sulfide (H2S) or sulfur dioxide (SO2) by artillery, aircraft and balloons has been ... This would typically be achieved using sulfide gases such as dimethyl sulfide, sulfur dioxide (SO2), carbonyl sulfide, or hydrogen sulfide (H2S) ...
Mixed Flowing Gas
... electronics, to evaluate resistance to corrosion due to gases in the atmosphere ... The product is exposed to gases such as chlorine, hydrogen sulfide, nitrogen dioxide, and sulfur dioxide at levels in the parts per billion range, in a controlled environmental chamber ... After exposure to these gases for a certain amount of time, the product is removed from the chamber and examined for corrosion or degradation in the characteristics of metal contacts or connectors ...
Myth Busters (2009 Season) - Episode 121 – Thermite Vs. Ice - Handgun Horror
... a person's fingers to be blown off by the escaping gases emitted when the bullets are fired ... and noting the power of the gun's recoil and the gases that emitted from between the barrel and the chamber, Adam and Jamie built a pair of chicken hands ... correct hand only suffered some minor flesh damage from the gases, Adam's hand—specifically created to mimic the bone and joint structure of a human hand—had one ...

Famous quotes containing the word gases:

    The bird is not in its ounces and inches, but in its relations to Nature; and the skin or skeleton you show me, is no more a heron, than a heap of ashes or a bottle of gases into which his body has been reduced, is Dante or Washington.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)