Date: Thu Feb 7 11:28:07 2008

Author: chuck britton

Subject: Re: Zero-g demo's

Post:
I think that it would be quite fascinating to have a video of the
flame changing as it goes through the various roller coaster moves.



On Feb 7, 2008, at 9:56 AM, Richard Berg wrote:

>
> Chuck wrote:
> I'd love to see a candle go out as g=> zero.
>
> The answer is that it DOES NOT. See:
> http://www.physics.umd.edu/lecdem/services/demos/demosi2/i2-42.htm
> http://www.physics.umd.edu/lecdem/outreach/QOTW/arch14/q261.htm
>
> The original NASA site "Candle Flames in Microgravity," URL:
> http://microgravity.grc.nasa.gov/combustion/cfm/cfm_intro.htm
>
> linked on these pages, has morphed into:
> http://microgravity.grc.nasa.gov/fcarchive/combustion/papers/
> Dietrich/Candle_Flames_in_Microgravity.htm
>
> I copied the photograph of the candle flame in microgravity from
> the original web site.
>
> Dick
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