fire facts Selected as the most interesting among astronautics related questions in Astronautics quiz Does the candle burn more or less violently in zero gravity?Less violently. 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 flameCreated by: Kasiaastronautics facts » How does the candle flame look like in zero gravity?It is spherical. The shape of flame is created by convection under normal gravity conditions. Without gravity, no convection occurs and the flame becomes spherical.Created by: Kasiaphysics facts » According to tradition, how many people were killed in the great fire of London in 1666?6. The death toll is traditionally thought to have been small, as only six verified deaths were recorded. This reasoning has recently been challenged on the grounds that the deaths of poor and middle-class people were not recorded.Created by: Jason Beagleyhistory of England facts » How many times Olympic Flame went out?5. So far the Olympic Flame went out 5 times. In 1976 in Montreal the fire went out due to intensive rain. In Athens in 2004 the flame went down on the historical stadium of 1896. During Beijing Games of 2008 it was gone due to "technical issues". During the relay to London in 2012 the flame got extinguished on a boat. On the relay to Sochi in 2013 fire went out at Red Square of Moscow.Created by: smyruhistory of sport facts » In which city does the "Feast of Fire" take place every March?In Valencia (Spain). The Falles is a traditional celebration held in commemoration of Saint Joseph in the city of Valencia, Spain. The term Falles refers to both the celebration and the monuments burnt during the celebration. The Falles festival was added to UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage of humanity list on 30 November 2016. Created by: Tschuka festivals facts » Play astronautics quiz and see all the questions.