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March 16, 2017

 

Fire is caused by a chemical reaction between oxygen and some kind of fuel which can consume buildings like this old mill

What Is Fire?

Is fire a solid? A liquid? A gas? Or something else?

August 17, 2012

 

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What Do Octane Numbers Mean?

You probably visit a gas station every few days, but have you ever paid attention to octane numbers?

September 21, 2011

 

All Burned Up: Where Does Burnt Paper Go?

You took a stack of paper and burnt it. What happened to the papers when you lit them up?

January 16, 2009

 

How Logs Burn

Fanning the logs can make them burn brighter, even if the fanning temporarily extinguishes the flames.

January 6, 2009

 

Anatomy of a Flame

Fire is a chemical reaction between oxygen molecules and some kind of fuel. This reaction releases the heat and light that we call fire.

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