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Re: Thought Provoking Graphs

Post by Witness » Fri Oct 05, 2018 2:20 am

I'll just give the link, as the picture is yuuuuuuuuge: The biomass distribution on Earth.

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Re: Thought Provoking Graphs

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:59 am

Witness wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:42 am
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Huh, Mercury has an atmosphere.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atmosphere_of_Mercury
Mercury has a very tenuous and highly variable atmosphere (surface-bound exosphere) containing hydrogen, helium, oxygen, sodium, calcium, potassium and water vapor, with a combined pressure level of about 10−14 bar (1 nPa).[2] The exospheric species originate either from the Solar wind or from the planetary crust. Solar light pushes the atmospheric gases away from the Sun, creating a comet-like tail behind the planet.
For reference, what we call "Ultra-high vacuum" is "pressures lower than about 10−7 pascal or 100 nanopascals (10−9 mbar, ~10−9 torr)".

So it's pressure that is 100 times lower than "Ultra-high vacuum" that you could achieve in a vacuum chamber. It really doesn't have a permanent atmosphere so much as something closer to the tail of a comet.
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Re: Thought Provoking Graphs

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:32 am

Grammatron wrote:
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So "McMansion" is a real style of architechture?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMansion
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Re: Thought Provoking Graphs

Post by Witness » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:48 pm

Shitty design, sorry for that:

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