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What will happen if there is no nitrogen in air?

What will happen if there is no nitrogen in air?

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Asked by G. Horace, Last updated: Jan 25, 2020

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Rogorz

Rogorz

Answered Jan 17, 2019

No nitrogen = no azote = no you = no brain = no dinosorus papretus

 

jadend

Jadend

Answered Jan 10, 2019

The nitrogen won’t exist

 

J.Spencer

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J.Spencer, Knowledge enthusiast, Tokyo

Answered Jan 08, 2019

Oh! This is an excellent question. Well, the answer that follows is technically just speculation. To truly know what’ll happen in the absence of nitrogen is impossible. You do mention that only nitrogen from the air has disappeared. So we will assume that other nitrogen-based compounds do exist. The nitrogen cycle will change. Hypothetically, if nitrogen disappeared leaving a void with nothing to replace it, the earth’s atmosphere practically cease...Read More
 

L. Hawkes

L. Hawkes, Teacher, Memphis

Answered Jul 26, 2018

If there were no nitrogen in our air, human, animals and plants would all die. Nitrogen comprises 78% of the earth’s atmosphere and it is critically important to all life on earth. Assuming the nitrogen in our air was replaced with oxygen, humans would die because our lungs would not be able to handle so much oxygen. The air we currently breathe is only about 21% oxygen. With 100% oxygen at normal pressure, our lungs would fill with fluid, the alveoli (thin-walled air sacs in lu...Read More
 

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