The Chemical History Of A Candle
You see, then, in the first instance, that a beautiful cup is formed. As the air comes to the candle, it moves upward by the force of the current which the heat of the candle produces, and it so cools all the sides of the wax, tallow, or fuel as to keep the edge much cooler than the part within; the part within melts by the flame that runs down the wick as far as it can go before it is extinguished, but the part on the outside does not melt.
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I wish I could rate this book higher, but I can't. Faraday is certifiably awesome, and it would definitely be worth a trip in a time machine to have seen his lectures. But, for me, reading them fell a ... Read full review
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For today's audience of chemistry students and Victoriana buffs, A Chemical History of a Candle will prove an odd, charming little discovery. It's a series of lectures on combustion that Michael ... Read full review