[FoRK] Global population increase coming from an unexpected direction?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Oct 28 07:12:06 PDT 2010


On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 02:36:09PM +0200, Dave Long wrote:

> Daedelus once suggested a high pressure xenon atmosphere with just  
> enough oxygen to breathe.  I've quite forgotten what the purpose was,  
> but I do remember that, having the opposite effect as helium, a likely 
> side effect would be "goofy voices" or worse...

Side effect would be death (xenon is an anaesthetic).

An opposite effect to helium is sulfur hexafluoride, though.

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