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Interesting Facts About Nitrogen | The interesting thing about the chemical elements

Nitrogen is a non-metallic element in the 7th cell of the periodic table. As the main ingredient of air, it produces beautiful bright colors of aurora.


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Interesting Facts About Nitrogen


Nitrogen is a non-metallic element in the 7th cell of the periodic table. As the main component of air, it produces beautiful bright colors of the aurora. With its attractive properties, nitrogen is used in many areas such as fertilizers, explosives, medical anesthetics and in car races.

The position of the nitrogen element in the periodic table of elements.

10 Interesting Facts about Nitrogen

1. The French chemist Antoine Laurent Lavoisier named nitrogen azote, meaning "without life". The name became nitrogen, which derives from the Greek word nitron, which means "native soda" and genes, which means "forming". Credit for the discovery of the element is generally given to Daniel Rutherford, who found it could be separated from air in 1772.

2. Nitrogen is responsible for the orange-red, blue-green, blue-violet, and deep violet colors of the aurora.

 Nitrogen is responsible for the orange-red, blue-green, blue-violet, and deep violet colors of the aurora.

3. Inside the bags of crispy chips sold in the supermarket is more than half air. But it's not air, it's nitrogen. Nitrogen helps to prevent oxidation, as oxygen easily combines with other molecules to create a crisp potato.

Nitrogen helps to prevent oxidation, as oxygen easily combines with other molecules to create a crisp potato.

4. Nitrous Oxide (also known as laughing gas) is used to perform some dental procedures. It keeps the patient calm and is an effective way of relieving pain.

5. Nitrogen is used to prevent beer from going flat.

Some forms of Nitrogen are toxic and other forms cause light - headedness

6. Did you know that nitrogen in its liquid form looks extremely similar to water? However, unlike water, liquid nitrogen is so cold that it burns! As a result, it is often used in medical applications such as the removal of warts.

7. Nitrogen in organic molecules makes up around 2.5% of the mass of living organisms. In the human body, the 4th most abundant element is nitrogen.

Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, has an atmosphere nearly entirely made of nitrogen (over 98%)

8. Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, has an atmosphere nearly entirely made of nitrogen (over 98%). It is the only moon in our solar system known to have a dense atmosphere.

9. Nitrous oxide is also used in motor racing to increase the power of engine and speed of the vehicle. When used for this purpose it is often referred to as nitrous or NOS.

Nitrous oxide is also used in motor racing to increase the power of engine and speed of the vehicle.

10. Nitroglycerin, a violent explosive used in the production of dynamite, is an oily, colorless liquid that contains nitrogen, oxygen and carbon.

Nitroglycerin, a violent explosive used in the production of dynamite

 

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