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No Longer "Noble"; Argon Compound Found In Space

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    by justthinkit (954982) <> on Sunday December 15, 2013 @02:30PM (#45696623) Homepage Journal
    they're not inclined to give, borrow, or take electrons from other elements

    Except these aren't the words used on the wiki [] page. The word I was taught is "share". For example, Hydrogen has one electron and desires two for stability. So it shares one from Oxygen or Carbon, etc. And in that sharing, Oxygen (desiring two) gets its needs satisfied by sharing one each with two Hydrogens.

It's later than you think, the joint Russian-American space mission has already begun.