Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 18:04:33 -0700

Author: Paul Doherty

Subject: deflect a flame 2


I believe the flame deflects because it is depleted in oxygen which is
paramagnetic. The oxygen rich normal air is attracted to the face of the
magnet pushing away (with a buoyant force) the candle flame.

What do you think.

Paul D

From Fri Sep 26 16:35:22 2003
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