snopes.com  

Go Back   snopes.com > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 3 of 3
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Silas Sparkhammer
Forum: Science 08 August 2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 70,812
Posted By Silas Sparkhammer
Whalephant It does seem kinda silly. It's a misapplication...

It does seem kinda silly. It's a misapplication of the "intermediate value theorem." We know that a full gas tank burns. We know that one which has recently been emptied, and thus has a lot of...
Forum: Science 08 August 2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 70,812
Posted By Silas Sparkhammer
Whalephant For what it may be worth, a bubble of air in a...

For what it may be worth, a bubble of air in a volume of gasoline also produces a flammable surface. Scientific American had an article on it. Researchers would introduce air-jets into liquid...
Forum: Science 07 August 2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 70,812
Posted By Silas Sparkhammer
Whalephant I've actually played with this. You pour out a...

I've actually played with this. You pour out a pint of gas into an old frying pan, or hubcap, or whatever, and flip lit matches into it. About half the time, the match will splash into the liquid...
Showing results 1 to 3 of 3

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 10:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.