Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 18:02:50 -0700

Author: Paul Doherty

Subject: deflect a flame


Hi all

I just saw a demo by Dr. Yoji Takikawa of Galileo Workshop in Japan.

He brought a flat pole of a neodymium magnet (1 inch diameter by 2 inch
long cylinder) up to a candle flame. The flame was deflected away from the

I'll send the reason why in the next e-mail so that yoou can figure it oout
for yourself first.

Paul Doherty

From Fri Sep 26 16:18:54 2003