QotW - 14.05.12 - What is fire and how does it burn?

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What is fire and how does it burn?
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Re: QotW - 14.05.12 - What is fire and how does it burn?
« Reply #1 on: 14/05/2014 10:10:35 »
The actor Alan Alda ran an international competition to get the best explanation for "What is a flame?", a question that he himself had asked as a child.

The competition attracted many answers; the winning entries are here:
http://www.centerforcommunicatingscience.org/the-flame-challenge-2/the-2012-flame-challenge/