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This NASA website explores flames in microgravity and shows photos of flames in space. Also, it describes a related experiment in which spiral patterns are observed when a slowly rotating disc is set aflame. Images and links to more information are provided.
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- Phase Transitions
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Gravity
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image credit: NASA; larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from April 12, 2011 until April 25, 2011. View the feature here!

Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2007
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Keywords: flame in space, gravity, microgravity, research, weightless
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 29, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Apr 23, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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May 12, 2000
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(Science@NASA, Greenbelt, 2007), WWW Document, (
Not Just Another Old Flame, (Science@NASA, Greenbelt, 2007), <>.
APA Format
Not Just Another Old Flame. (2000, May 12). Retrieved May 21, 2022, from Science@NASA:
Chicago Format
Science@NASA. Not Just Another Old Flame. Greenbelt: Science@NASA, May 12, 2000. (accessed 21 May 2022).
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Not Just Another Old Flame. Greenbelt: Science@NASA, 2007. 12 May 2000. 21 May 2022 <>.
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