The Science Of Nitrogen

Nitrogen: 78% airheads!

About Nitrogen

The history of nitrogen is amazing. In 1772 Daniel Rutherford discovered tbhis crazy gas in Scotland and he decided to name it " Nitrogen " because the word nitrogen comes from a greek word " nitro genes "!!!

Inside The Element

Nitrogen is used for combustion and life and to cool things extremely cold. When nitrogen is heated, it combines directly with magnesium, lithium, or calcium. When mixed with oxygen and subjected to electric sparks, it forms. makes up about 78% of the atmosphere by volume.

Geology & Biology Of Nitrogen

Sometime prior to the autumn of 1803, the Englishman John Dalton was able to explain the results of some of his studies by assuming that matter is composed of atoms. Nitrogen gas (dinitrogen, N2) makes up about 78% of the atmosphere by volume.
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