BIOLOGICAL ALCHEMY !
genedoug at prodigy.net
Thu Jul 8 19:13:49 EST 1999
Andrew A. Skolnick wrote in message <37853CDC.5EC at mindspring.com>...
:Gene Douglas wrote:
:> How about: The sprouted group has absorbed nitrogen and CO2 from the
:> atmosphere, which becomes a part of its chemistry?
:> At any rate, if two atoms had been fused into a heavier element, they
:> wouldn't weigh any more than the same two atoms separately.
:Actually, it would weigh slightly less. In fusing, some of the mass of
:the two atoms is converted to a huge amount of energy that would be
:released in the fusion process.
I suppose if a plant needed to keep warm, setting up a nuclear reaction
would be the way to do it.
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