Amazing Fact About Fire, Phenomena that Only Found on Earth


Fire, something we often encounter daily, especially for mothers who cook in the kitchen. Maybe it's a normal and trivial thing, but actually fire itself is an element that has a lot of uniqueness and interesting facts that are worth listening to, what are they? Immediately we see interesting facts about the following fire:

1 | Fire is not a material but an event when heat releases volatile vapor which burns quickly with oxygen in the air. The gas will glow and heat up the fuel then release more steam so on until the fuel runs out.

2 | Assuming a stable level of fuel, heat and oxygen, the fire in a burning house will double every minute.

3 | Fire can only be found on planet Earth because the earth has enough oxygen for combustion compared to other planets in the solar system.

4 | Oxygen, when reacted with acetylene, will produce a welding torch heat that burns up to 5,500 degrees Fahrenheit or about 3000 degrees Celsius.

5 | Oxygen levels give different colors. A fire that has a lot of oxygen will be blue, while fire with oxygen will be slightly yellow.

6 | The Gas Stove is blue on the bottom because that's where they absorb fresh air, and yellow at the top because the fuel is running low.

7 | Fire colors can indicate different temperatures. The dominant blue color will be hotter than the yellow one.

8 | On Mount Wingen Australia there is a fire that has been burning for 6000 years from underground coal.

9 | There are many eternal fire phenomena, fire that cannot be extinguished even if it is washed down by rain. In Indonesia, one of the famous eternal fires is Mrapen in Grobogan Regency, Central Java.

10 | There is a human phenomenon of the spontaneous human burning, SHC (Spontaneous Human Combustion). Read more here.

11 | There is a mysterious fire that was experienced by the citizens of Caronia, there are many furniture burned without anyone burning it. Read more here.

12 | The fire was first used by human civilization in the Middle Paleolithic era which is around 200,000 - 40,000 years ago, the evidence is seen from the fireplace in the Klasies cave in African.

13 | Burning fire with Boric acid and alcohol will produce a green flame.

14 | The worst catastrophe in history was the Great Fire in London in 1666. The fire destroyed 80 percent of the city but also ended the plague that had killed more than 65,000 people the previous year.

15 | The Black Dragon Fire in 1987, was the largest fire in modern times. Burning around 20 million hectares of land in China and the Soviet Union, an area about the size of Java.

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