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How can water be made from hydrogen and oxygen?
« on: 29/07/2009 16:47:28 »
I have a question for you

can we make water from oxygen and hydrogen ?  

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Re: How can water be made from hydrogen and oxygen?
« Reply #1 on: 29/07/2009 17:25:40 »
I have a question for you

can we make water from oxygen and hydrogen ?  

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And from what else did you want to make it?  :)

Apart from jokes, hydrogen and oxygen (at the moment) are much more expensive than other ways to get drinkable water (as desalination ecc.)
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Re: How can water be made from hydrogen and oxygen?
« Reply #2 on: 29/07/2009 18:26:42 »
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And from what else did you want to make it?

I mean , can we make it in lab ?

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hydrogen and oxygen (at the moment) are much more expensive than other ways to get drinkable water (as desalination ecc.)


I know , I'm only asking about the ability of making water - in labs - from oxygen and hydrogen ?

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Re: How can water be made from hydrogen and oxygen?
« Reply #3 on: 29/07/2009 18:57:26 »
Yes you can. A bloke called Cavendish did it a long time ago just to prove that water was made from hydrogen and oxygen.

If you are careful you can burn hydrogen in air and get water; if you are not careful the flame travels bach through the equipment, ignits the rest of the hydrogen and showers you with broken glass.
 

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Re: How can water be made from hydrogen and oxygen?
« Reply #4 on: 30/07/2009 07:32:19 »
Get a hydrogen balloon and blow it up. Outside of course.
 

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Re: How can water be made from hydrogen and oxygen?
« Reply #5 on: 30/07/2009 08:51:41 »
Like this.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMB2VR0087w


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Re: How can water be made from hydrogen and oxygen?
« Reply #6 on: 30/07/2009 12:02:40 »
I know , I'm only asking about the ability of making water - in labs - from oxygen and hydrogen ?
Have you ever heard of oxyhydrogen torch?
http://periodictable.com/Samples/001.9/s7s.JPG
http://www.reference.com/browse/wiki/Oxyhydrogen
 

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Re: How can water be made from hydrogen and oxygen?
« Reply #7 on: 31/07/2009 11:32:31 »
I am making some now!
newbielink:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxidative_phosphorylation [nonactive]

Much safer than just burning Hydrogen in Oxygen!
 

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Re: How can water be made from hydrogen and oxygen?
« Reply #8 on: 04/08/2009 19:52:35 »
thank you very much
 

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Re: How can water be made from hydrogen and oxygen?
« Reply #9 on: 05/08/2009 01:46:41 »
Yes you can. A bloke called Cavendish did it a long time ago just to prove that water was made from hydrogen and oxygen
 

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Re: How can water be made from hydrogen and oxygen?
« Reply #10 on: 05/08/2009 20:59:08 »
Yes you can. A bloke called Cavendish did it a long time ago just to prove that water was made from hydrogen and oxygen
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