Ison Poisonous Gas Cloud

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Ison Poisonous Gas Cloud Ison as frozen gases such as water, C2, ammonia, methane and carbon dioxide,carbon monoxide, cyanogen (cyanide) a poisonous gas found in many comets During January, NASA calculated that comet ISON at that time was ejecting 122,000 tons of 'matter' every minute from its tail! Since then, the closer it came to the sun, the more 'matter' was ejected ISON is leaving a trailing 'rain' of comet dust, particles, and 'matter' behind it in space Sunlight beating down on the comet's nucleus (core) vaporizes dust-impregnated ice to form a cloud or coma, a temporary atmosphere of water vapor, dust, carbon dioxide, ammonia and other gases. Once liberated , the tenuous haze of comet stuff rapidly expands into a huge spherical cloud centered on the nucleus. Comas are typically hundreds of thousands of miles across but are so rarified you could wave your hand through one and not feel a thing. The Great Comet of 1811 sported one some 864,000 miles (1.4 million km) across, nearly the same diameter as the sun! Among the materials released by solar heating are cyanogen and diatomic carbon. Both are colorless gases that fluoresce a delicious candy-apple green when excited by energetic ultraviolet light in sunlight Cyanogen smells pleasantly of almonds, but it's a poisonous gas composed of one atom each of carbon and nitrogen. Diatomic carbon or C2 is equally unpleasant. It's a strong, corrosive acid found not only in comets but also created as a vapor in high-energy electric arcs. But nature has a way of taking the most unlikely things and fashioning them into something beautiful. If you're concerned about the effects of cometary gas and dust on people, rest easy. They're spread too thinly to touch us here on Earth. That didn't stop swindlers from selling "comet pills" and gas masks to protect the public from poisoning during the 1910 return of Halley's Comet. Earth passed through the tail for six hours on May 19 that year. Amazingly, those who took the pills survived ... as did everyone else Treatment for Cyanide Poisoning The first symptoms of cyanide poisoning are rapid heartbeat, headache, and drowsiness - followed by coma, convulsions, and death. At this point the victim's face is usually bright red as a result of the change in hemoglobin mentioned above. Since cyanide poisoning usually kills people in less than 15 minutes, immediate treatment is absolutely essential. However, cyanide poisoning is not automatically lethal. It is possible to survive mild doses of cyanide. The way to treat cyanide poisoning is to undo the HCN-hemoglobin binding process, and administer 100% oxygen to support respiration. First induce vomiting if possible, or wash the stomach with a saline solution. Then give, of all things, amyl nitrite Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) is an Antidote to Cyanide Poisoning: Read more: Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) is an Antidote to Cyanide Poisoning: Research | Medindia Vitamin B12 is used to treat vitamin B12 deficiency, and cyanide poisoning,

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