The Effects of Interstellar Dust on a Star?

Answer The elements and particles between the stars consist mostly of hydrogen gas, some helium and very little lithium, beryllium and boron. These are the elements created in the Big Bang. There is also... Read More »

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What is the average temperature of interstellar gas&dust?

Interstellar gas and dust, which make up the interstellar medium, ranges in temperature between -424 degrees Fahrenheit and 1.8 million degrees Fahrenheit. Most of the molecules making up this gas... Read More »

The Effects of Breathing Drywall Dust?

Drywall is used to build new homes and to upgrade existing homes with remodeling projects. Workers wear masks when constructing the drywall, but even so, they are exposed to the drywall dust. After... Read More »

The Effects of Ultraviolet Light on Mold & Dust Mites?

Dust mites and mold are common allergens found in the air of your home, your furniture and in your clothing. Allergic reactions occur when constant buildups of mold and dust mites in your home star... Read More »

What is the average temperature of the interstellar medium?

The interstellar medium has an average temperature of 100 Kelvin (-173.15 Celsius). By comparison, water freezes at 273.15 Kelvin (0 Celsius). If interstellar material is heated by radiation from (... Read More »