Friday, June 8, 2012

What is a Flame

Ben Ames, 31, from Kansas City, Mo and current physics graduate student at University of Innsbruck in Austria answers this question in the following link:  
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What is a Flame.

The explanation is the best I have heard due in part to its visual graphics using Legos and its simple explanations.  The video was developed in response to a contest put together by Alan Alda who is currently involved with and a founder for the Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University.  The selection took place at the World Science Festival in New York.  

For more information: In Winning Definition of ‘Flame,’ Jargon Melts Away by Kenneth Chang, NYTimes and The Winning Answer to a Burning Question at NPR.

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