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Can a candle heat a room?
Candles are an okay way to introduce a little bit more heat into a room. However, with a heat-resistant container and a couple of flower pots, you can turn those candles into an efficient space heater.
How many candles does it take to heat a room?
Do candles clean the air?
Beeswax candles clean the air by releasing negative ions into the air which bind with toxins and help remove them from the air.
What can you say about the temperature when the candle was heated?
“The color of a candle flame is similar to that of a blackbody heated to about 1800 degrees Kelvin (K), so the candle flame is said to have a color temperature of 1800 degrees K.” The burning of a candle flame is a very complicated process. Liquid wax is drawn up the wick by capillary motion and vaporized with oxygen.
Where is energy transferred to while the candle is burning?
The heat from the wick melts the wax which gets absorbed in the wick and then gets burnt (which is really oxidation) to produce heat energy as well as light energy. The energy transforms from chemical energy to heat and light energy. Because when the candle burns a chemical reaction occurs and produces heat and light.
What is a comfortable temperature for heat loving bacteria?
Organisms that grow at optimum temperatures of 50 °C to a maximum of 80 °C are called thermophiles (“heat loving”).
Why does bacteria grow better in warm temperatures?
Yet bacteria thrive for warmth because their enzymes function most efficiently between an optimum temperature and their growth rate is increased considerably in this temperature range. At very low temperatures the action of bacterial enzymes are inhibited and so they cannot grow further while they still survive .
Which bacteria can survive high temperatures?
Most living creatures that thrive in extremely hot environments are single-celled bacteria or archaea. These are the simplest life forms on Earth, and probably the oldest.