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From:     Russ 'Argel' LeBar <c621412@??????.????????.edu>
Date:     Wed, 19 Jun 1996 14:47:07 -0500 (CDT)
Subject:  Re: More on Air Consumption...
On Wed, 19 Jun 1996, Eugene Shumu1insky wrote:

> In our last episode, Thomas O. Magann Jr. said:
> >Actually, not's not quite what they say. Page 11 of the Concordanance
> >describes the air as thinning with altitude. On Page 7 they comment that the
> >thin air eventually becomes unbreatheable, but, at that point a person starts
> >breathing air brought along with them in their own envelope.

[...]

> 	That doesn't make sense to me.  I've read that line quite a few
> times, and I still don't get it.  If the air around me is about to become
> unbreathable, then the air I my envelope will pick up is barely breathable.

I think they're assuming you picked up your air pocket on the surface and
that it stays with you as you go up higher. So, every mass's air envelope
thins out. With people and ships, the thinning zone would be trvialy
small, but for planets...

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SubjectFromDate (UTC)
More on Air Consumption...    Leroy Van Camp III    19 Jun 1996 04:01:43
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Eugene Shumu1insky    19 Jun 1996 13:45:17
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    19 Jun 1996 14:41:46
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Eugene Shumu1insky    19 Jun 1996 17:40:31
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    19 Jun 1996 17:52:19
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Deviant    19 Jun 1996 20:24:19
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Eugene Shumu1insky    19 Jun 1996 18:43:19
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    19 Jun 1996 19:14:22
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Russ 'Argel' LeBar    19 Jun 1996 19:47:07
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Don Weis    28 Jun 1996 02:41:09
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    28 Jun 1996 02:58:05

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