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It’s in the air

by Gillean Craig

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 @ 12:09

WHAT could be more elemental than thin air? Unfortunately, as we learned in Every Breath We Take: Understanding our atmosphere (BBC4, Monday of last week), air is neither thin nor an element. Gabrielle Walker took us through the history of the realisation that the invisible stuff around us is in fact made up of more than one thing.

First, carbon dioxide was discovered, accidentally, in 1764; then, nitrogen was identified; then finally the most interesting of them all, ...

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