The historical development of the candle is a fascinating subject because it reflects the parallel development of chemical industry, the understanding of physical and chemical phenomena, and the ingenuity of the human being. Today, the burning of a candle is already being studied under microgravity conditions. A semicircular blue flame is found to result under microgravity, in sharp contrast to an oblong two coloured flame observed under gravity of the earth.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Indian Journal of Chemical Technology|
|State||Published - 1 Jul 2001|