How do I test for nitrogen gas?

Answer The most plentiful gas in the atmosphere is nitrogen (N2). It constitutes about 75 to 80 percent of the air we breathe. Nitrogen does not react easily with other compounds because it is held togeth... Read More »

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What holds a molecule of nitrogen gas to another nitrogen?

Two nitrogen atoms combine to form a single molecule of nitrogen gas through the formation of three covalent bonds, one sigma and two pi. The atoms share six electrons creating a strong bond, and t... Read More »

What do nitrogen fixing bacteria do to nitrogen?

Nitrogen fixing bacteria change nitrogen from the air into nitrogen compounds such as ammonia, nitrate, and nitrogen dioxide. They do so, through two living arrangements. One's as free living bacte... Read More »

Do Plants Use Nitrogen to Make Nitrogen Gas?

Nitrogen, or N2, is the most abundant gas in Earth's atmosphere. It's also an essential nutrient for life; the form found in the atmosphere, however, is relatively inert and thus difficult for plan... Read More »

Is nitrogen a gas or liquid?

Nitrogen is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas that constitutes about 78 percent of the Earth's atmosphere. It can be converted from gas to liquid state by reducing the temperature to -320 deg... Read More »