How does scuba diving work?
October 3, 2012 11:24 AM Subscribe
Explain scuba diving to me like I am six years old.
posted by karminai to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (14 answers total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
I am interested in scuba diving, but don't really understand the technical aspects-- why they use breathing gas different from normal air, decompression stops, nitrogen narcosis, etc. If you were telling a small child about how scuba diving works, as well as its main risks, what would you say?