Making SOLID Nitrogen!

Making SOLID Nitrogen!

What happens when you decrease the pressure around a liquid? It boils. Water boils at room temperature once the pressure is low enough. What is interesting is that this decreases the temperature of the liquid. The fastest molecules escape, leaving the slower ones behind.

Nitrogen does diamond

Nitrogen does diamond

31 October 2012 James Mitchell Crow Nitrogen will form an unusual cage-like structure when subjected to high pressures, an international team of researchers has calculated. The structure, if confirmed by experimental studies, would be the first stable cage-like...