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Hey, you! Do you know what fire is? Do you know how it works? I don’t mean how to turn on the stove or light a match. I mean, do you know what exactly is happening when you apply heat to a fuel and it suddenly bursts into flames? Why heat creates fire in the first place? Why flames are blue at their base and red and orangey at the top? Why fire emits light? Why fire needs oxygen?
No? Well, don’t you feel a little embarrassed?
Are you a skinny teenager with as much martial arts experience as a sheep and want to become a karate champion? No problem. Just spend a summer waxing some cars, painting some fences, and sanding the floor. Or are you a farmboy who wants to destroy an entire galactic empire? Piece of cake. …
Cartoonist, science fan, PhD, eukaryote. Doesn't eat cats, dogs, nor other animals.