History repeating itself (NAC)

Phil Payne quattro at isham-research.com
Sun Mar 17 10:57:36 EST 2002

> >The Hindenburg was filled with HELIUM - not Hydrogen - which is what led to
> >her demise! Helium is flammable, and explosive - Hydrogen is safe! VERY
> >SAFE!
> NO! NO! NO!!!!!  NO * 10^3!!!!  That is absolutely bassackwards!!  The
> Hindenburg was using Hydrogen which is __EXTREMELY__ flammable.  Helium is
> essentially inert.  That is why we have been discussing using Hydrogen, not
> Helium, as a fuel.

Very true, but even so the Hindenburg would seem to have been the victim of something other
than a hydrogen fire.  Hydrogen fires are almost colourless.

  Phil Payne
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