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" The heat that is in the flame of a candle decomposes the vapor of the wax, and sets free the carbon particles; they rise up heated and glowing as this now glows, and then enter into the air. But the particles, when burnt, never pass off from a candle... "
A Course of Six Lectures on the Chemical History of a Candle: To which is ... - Page 55
by Michael Faraday - 1861 - 215 pages
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The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science; with which is ..., Volume 3

Sir William Crookes - Chemistry - 1861
...particles ; they rise up heated and (slowing as this now glows/ nnd then enter into the air. IJut tho particles when burnt never pass off from a candle in the form cf carbon. They go off into the air as a perfectly invisible substance, about which we shall know hereafter....
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 30

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1910
...Centigrade. Hydrogen burning in air has a temperature of 3259° C., and coal-gas in air, 2350° C. how it glows! This is the glorious lime light, which...charcoal can become so incandescent? You see it comes to this—that all bright flames contain these solid particles; all things that burn and produce solid...
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Scientific papers: physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology: with ...

Michael Faraday, Hermann von Helmholtz, Baron William Thomson Kelvin, Simon Newcomb, Sir Archibald Geikie - Science - 1910 - 367 pages
...Centigrade. Hydrogen burning in air has ;' temperature of 3459° C., and coal'gas in air, £350° C. how it glows! This is the glorious lime light, which...charcoal can become so incandescent? You see it comes to this—that all bright flames contain these solid particles; all things that burn and produce solid...
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