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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