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Nitrogen Facts

Physical Properties are odorless, tasteless, and colorless gas at room temperature and pressure.

The Earth's atmosphere contains around 4000 trillion tonnes of nitrogen.

Nitrogen is the fifth most abundant element in the universe.

Ammonia (NH3) is one of the most crucial compounds of nitrogen.

Nitrogen gas makes up more than 78 percent of the Earth’s atmospheric volume.

Nitrogen was discovered by Scottish Physician Daniel Rutherford in 1772.


Liquid nitrogen is used in bio-labs as a refrigerant to store sperm, eggs, and other cells.

The human body is about 3 percent nitrogen by mass. Every living thing contains this element.

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