Does the candle burn more or less violently in zero gravity?

more violently
about the same
less violently
nobody knows
In zero gravity no con­vec­tion occurs, that normally shapes the flame, dis­pers­es CO2 and brings fresh air to the wick. Without con­vec­tion, CO2 from com­bus­tion does not disperse as readily and tends to smother the flame

Answers distribution

more violently
about the same
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nobody knows
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flagItaly
14%
14%
61%
9%
21
flagNorway
14%
14%
60%
7%
28
flagthe United Arab Emirates
8%
17%
60%
13%
23
flagDenmark
5%
17%
58%
17%
17
flagGermany
18%
14%
57%
5%
135
flagIndia
19%
15%
56%
7%
487
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
6%
56%
18%
32
flagPoland
16%
16%
55%
10%
10088
flagCanada
18%
15%
55%
10%
65
flagthe United States
19%
16%
52%
10%
964
flagthe United Kingdom
13%
18%
52%
12%
373
flagAustralia
22%
10%
51%
13%
58
flagPakistan
17%
15%
51%
12%
39
flagMalaysia
19%
7%
50%
23%
26
flagNigeria
22%
11%
50%
16%
18
flagthe Philippines
25%
19%
46%
8%
56
flagthe Netherlands
25%
14%
42%
17%
35
flagFrance
26%
5%
47%
21%
19
flagUU
27%
22%
40%
9%
22
flagLithuania
18%
12%
37%
31%
16

Gender

men57%
women56%
more violently
14%
18%
about the same
17%
14%
less violently
57%
56%
nobody knows
10%
10%

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