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Re: Octupi

From:Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>
Date:Thursday, December 30, 1999, 21:16
On Thu, 30 Dec 1999, abrigon wrote:

>If you go for something totally different, yes a race of sentient >Octupi or like would be interesting.. > >But would they have to have a skeleton? How about some form of >airsacs that produce natural hydrogen? Volitle for sure. >How do you make Helium? Could a being create it naturally?
You don't. I'm sure there's _some_ He in sea water; but it would probably be easier to crack water (into hydrogen and oxygen). Also, the hydrogen isn't dangerous so long as it's kept away from oxygen and sparks. :) Padraic.
>After all, no fire, then they would know more about how to do >things chemically. > >Example, heat via a powercell/fuel tab (add water and it heats >up) > >If a race can communicated via electromagnetic means, then ... >can they do more with it than just talk? After all, most life I >know of, has a small electromagnetic charge, it comes from our >blood or ... > >Mike > > >__________________________________________________ >Do You Yahoo!? >Talk to your friends online with Yahoo! Messenger. > >