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Can Aquaman Drown?

Even if you aren't a huge Aquaman fan, most people still know that he's a superhero that is capable of surviving and fighting crime both on land and underwater. So the question of whether or not it's possible for Aquaman to drown might seem like it has a pretty obvious answer, right? Well Kyle dives in to find out if there's more to this not so simple idea in this week's Because Science! Learn More: GAS EXCHANGE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_exchange#Diffusion_and_surface_areaOpens in new tab FISH GILLS: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fish_gill#Breathing_without_gillsOpens in new tab MOLECULAR DIFFUSION: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molecular_diffusionOpens in new tab WHY DO FISH DROWN: http://scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=4461Opens in new tab DROWNING FISH: https://books.google.com/books?id=qqKpMV3aP34C&pg=PA158&lpg=PA158&dq=Callichthyidae+%22drown%22&source=bl&ots=eDFOPEQdXs&sig=ACfU3U0ztqfitn0HiZ_-vwoCS3Ie8aZ2Ag&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwic6Lf815njAhUNX80KHQ7UBRcQ6AEwD3oECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=%22drown%22&f=falseOpens in new tab HOW WE BREATHE: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphys.2012.00146/fullOpens in new tab

07.25.2019