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Top 18 interesting facts about Nitrogen
Earth's atmosphere is 78.09% Nitrogen.
Nitrogen is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and inert gas.
Nitrogen was discovered in 1772.
Nitrogen has very strong bond making its conversion in useful compounds very difficult.
Nitrogen is created in supernovas by the fusion of Hydrogen and Carbon.
Nitrogen is the seventh more abundant element in the Universe.
Important fertilizers are produced from Nitrogen but they are water pollutants.
Nitrogen is found in Kevlar and antibiotics.
3% of human body is Nitrogen making it the 4
abundant element in human body after Oxygen, Carbon, and Hydrogen.
Nitrogen is also know in many languages as
Commercial Nitrogen is used in steelmaking industry.
Nitrogen liquefies at about -195 centigrade and freezes at about -210 centigrade.
Nitrogen has two stable isotopes:
Nitrogen (at normal Earth conditions) does not chemically react with most of other elements but with Lithium, Magnesium, and Calcium.
Nitrogen is used in food packaging to maintain food freshness.
Nitrogen is an inexpensive alternative to argon used in light bulbs.
Liquid Nitrogen is used as a refrigerant in medicine.
Nitrogen has a hexagonal crystal structure.
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