Fanning the Flames of Fascination

August 2013
Souvenirs, Gifts, & Novelties;Aug/Sep2013, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p284
The article discusses the science of a candle flame. It states that the vaporized molecules of the liquid wax of the candle which are made up of hydrogen and carbon atoms forms its flame. It mentions that the yellow section of the flame was due to the increase of the formation of the carbon soot particles. It adds that candle flame points up because when candle burns, the nearby air was heated which will result to the rise of the flame.


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