If a candle burns in micro-gravity it *might* form a sphere and snuff itself out because there’s no convection. However, if by chance it starts to stream off in some direction, might that not be a self-sustaining situation?
By Kevin Pitts
July 8, 2012
The following article originally ran in the Commentary Section of the Champaign Urbana News-Gazette on July 8, 2012. For those of you not local to central Illinois, the Congressional district in which the University resides (IL-13) has an open seat. The candidates for the seat are Rodney Davis (R) and David Gill (D).
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