4A40.70 - Liquid Oxygen - Acceleration of Combustion
Prepare some liquid oxygen using the copper LOX generator. Soak the animal cracker or cigarette in the LOX for a period of time. Place the cracker in a Petri dish and light with the grill lighter. The cracker should be consumed in a few seconds because of the greatly enhanced presence of oxygen.
- Greg DiLisi and Stella McLean, "The Apollo 1 Fire: A Case Study in the Flammability of Fabrics", TPT, Vol. 57, #4, Apr. 2019, p. 236.
- George M. Hopkins', "Liquid Air and its Phenomena", Experimental Science, Volume Two, p. 268.
- Charles Vivian, "How To Burn Steel", Science Experiments & Amusements For Children, p. 6.
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