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Jellyfish Flames On The ISS

Jellyfish Flames On The ISS

Dr. Tony Phillips, Science@NASA Fire is inanimate, yet anyone staring into a flame could be excused for thinking otherwise: Fire dances and swirls. It reproduces, consumes matter, and produces waste. It adapts to its environment. It needs...

Latest Flame Stories

2014-08-28 16:23:27

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to passage of SB 1019 in the California legislature, the American Chemistry Council's North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA) released the following statement: "SB 1019 does California consumers a great disservice. The bill fails to inform consumers that furniture sold in the state may no longer be protected from open-flame sources, such as candles, lighters, and matches. The bill also makes inaccurate claims...

2014-08-02 12:20:41

LINDALE, Texas, Aug. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JLCC, Incorporated, a Texas Combustion Company, is pleased to announce they have completed and passed the third-party Manufacturer's Performance Certification according to the EPA 40 CFR rigorous requirements on a much needed Emission Control Device (ECD) or vapor combustor from their Flame Commander product line you can see more about these products at www.combustionconsulting.com . http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140802/132803...

FLEX experiment
2014-07-30 03:00:34

Ioana Patringenaru, University of California, San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering A team of international researchers has discovered a new type of cool burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars. The discovery was made during a series of experiments on the International Space Station by a team led by Forman Williams, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of California, San Diego. Researchers detailed their findings last...

2014-07-29 23:02:54

Uniweld's MTF-5 Cap'n Hook® multi-flame tip helps the HVAC technician achieve 100% wraparound flame coverage for even heat distribution when brazing copper tubes. Fort Lauderfale, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The purpose of Uniweld's Spanish release of "Brazing Tips: MTF-5 vs. Single Flame" (Soldando en la industria de HVAC & refrigeracion) is to grab the attention of the Spanish speaking HVAC & refrigeration technicians. More than 50 million people...

Wildfires Found To Release A Previously Unidentified Type Of Soot
2014-07-08 06:37:19

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Globally, wildfires are responsible for creating veritable ecological wastelands across millions of hectares of land each year. As the effects of climate change have become ever more pronounced over the previous years, we have seen both the number and severity of wildfires increase drastically. As reported on redOrbit last year, the increasing number of wildfires has been sending both carbon monoxide and other toxins streaming into...

research outlines the story of soot
2014-07-02 03:36:39

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley Lab) and the University of Hawaii have uncovered the first step in the process that transforms gas-phase molecules into solid particles like soot and other carbon-based compounds. The finding could help combustion chemists make more-efficient, less-polluting fuels and help materials scientists fine-tune their carbon nanotubes and graphene sheets for faster, smaller...

2014-06-30 23:08:08

Since the launch of the ArTorch® website, interest in the multiuse mini-flame instrument that welds, brazes, & solders most metals has increased substantially, leading Uniweld to elaborate the versatile product. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The ArTorch® is an ideal pinpoint flame tool for jewelers, artists, opticians, dentists, electronic technicians & hobbyists. Since the launch of Artorch.com, interest in the professional mini-flame tool has spread across...

2014-06-30 23:06:33

NATE’s Flame Tools Safety Training (course#: 6111-0001) is now available through Uniweld Products, Inc., a NATE-approved continued education trainer. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 North American Technician Excellence (NATE), headquartered in Arlington, VA, was founded in 1997 and is the nation’s largest non-profit certification organization for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration technicians. NATE is the only technician certification organization...

Oxygen Therapy, Facial Hair Combination May Be Hazardous To Health
2014-06-24 11:22:58

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Physician researchers from the Mayo Clinic have some very bad news for the smoking hipster in your life: continuing to engage in the unhealthy habit will likely lead to the prescription of home oxygen therapy and the need to shave that super-sweet 'Dear Watson' stache. The study, conducted by Andrew Greenlund, MD, PhD, his wife Laura Greenlund, MD, PhD, and Mayo medical resident Bradley Anderson, MD, demonstrated how the...

2014-06-17 12:28:27

Kaiser Decision to Stop Purchasing Furniture with Flame Retardants Based on Products No Longer on Market WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA), a group representing the leading manufacturers of flame retardant chemistries, today sent a letter to Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson urging him to reverse Kaiser Permanente's decision to cease purchasing for its health care facilities furniture that contain...


Latest Flame Reference Libraries

Flame Skimmer, Libellula saturate
2013-07-18 10:48:37

The flame skimmer (Libellula saturate), also known as the firecracker skimmer, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in western areas of North America. It prefers to reside in warm areas near hot springs, ponds, and streams, but it can be seen backyards and public gardens. This species varies in size, but typically reaches a body length between two and three inches. Males are completely dark orange or red in color, the trait from which the species received its common name, while females...

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2010-09-27 17:09:09

A Bunsen burner produces a single open gas flame; it is commonly found in labs - used for heating, sterilization, and combustion. Robert Bunsen, in 1852, was hired at the University of Heidelberg and promised a new laboratory building. Heidelberg had just started installing coal-gas street lighting which provided light but not necessarily heat. Laboratory lamps, at the time, left much to be desired regarding economy and simplicity. The desire was to maximize the temperature and minimize...

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