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ANTIcarrot's Avatar Jump to comment 4 by ANTIcarrot

"How deep sea creatures, and close relatives, survive tons of water weight."

For the record, an average sea level pressure of 14.1PSI, when converted to metric... 14.1/2.5/2.5/2.2*10,000 = TEN TONS per square meter.

Gee, I wonder how humans survive with TEN WHOLE TONS of ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE pressed down on EVERY SQUARE METER OF THEIR BODY! Wonder they don't get crushed to death under the weight of all that gas poor things...

Mon, 04 Jun 2012 12:22:16 UTC | #945457