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How many watts is a burning candle?

Sun, 20th Jan 2008

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Question

Jůhannes Gunnarsson asked:

How many watts is a burning candle? Iím wondering if they make some sort of significant contribution to the heat in the room Iím in?

Answer

We put this question on our forum and got an answer from Bored Chemist.  You can read his answer as part of the Naked Scientists' Wet & Wild Show.

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