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RAZD
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Message 5 of 9 (190137)
03-04-2005 11:36 PM


hydroxylic acid?
and H2O doesn't really address the issue of what is really going on, but presents a really simplified version.

in practice there is a sea of H- and OH+ as well as chains of {H2O}n and a variety of energy levels, and ...

... I also think I have seen it as HOH (hydroxylic acid? :D)

{added by edit} isn't it interesting that water combines the elements of acids and bases ...? a yin\yang compound?

This message has been edited by RAZD, 03-04-2005 23:39 AM


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RAZD
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Message 8 of 9 (190260)
03-05-2005 9:06 PM
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Re: hydroxylic acid?
makes one wonder about the emphasis on carbon based life rather than water based?


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RAZD
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Message 9 of 9 (190262)
03-05-2005 9:08 PM
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Re: hydroxylic acid?
yes, I don't mind a little branch in my scotch, but that's as far as I'm willing to go. :D

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