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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 - 208 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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