[ExI] destuction of water

David Masten dmasten at piratelabs.org
Sun Jul 15 23:02:33 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-07-15 at 14:09 -0700, spike wrote:
> Well actually it does destroy some of the water.  If a plant drinks the
> water, most evaporates and is recycled, but some of the water molecules are
> BRUTALLY DESTROYED, their hydrogen atoms STRIPPED away, combined with a
> carbon atom from a similarly destroyed carbon dioxide molecule.  The
> hydrogen atoms are combined with the carbon to make more plant tissue, and
> the oxygen released into the atmosphere as a biological WASTE product!  Some
> of the water really is GONE.  Lost!  We must act to save the precious water
> molecules.

Never fear! We take those oxygen molecules and hydrocarbon molecules and
reassemble them into water in our rocket engines, thus closing the loop.
Fully recycled!


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