Re: Nostrils: a definition

Colin Campbell (
23 Jul 1995 18:52:51 -0700 (Ralph L Holloway) writes:

> The air that gets into our lungs isn't sucked into them, it falls
> into the lungs, and there are no obstacles confronting out breathing as
> such a curve implies. Besides, it is your diaphragm that is doing most of
> this 'work', which allows gravity to "force" air down into our lungs, as
> it were.

I guess this explains the tragic results of the manned space program's
long record of zero-gravity asphyxiations...