kind of a dick, if that's what elusive means (provetheworst) wrote in little_details,
kind of a dick, if that's what elusive means

feels like burning! -- or does it?


If you were to heat a piece of paper up, how much heat would it take to make the thing combust? Would it? There's no fire involved (initially), just a lot of heat (no real limit on the upper range of temperature here), and I'm wondering if it'd ever burst into flames or what.

EDIT: Answered, thanks.

Why yes, I did entirely forget about Fahrenheit 451, why do you ask? I also forgot science. And logic. And how to google anything but "heat of combustion," which didn't help.

I. Yes. Thank you, internet.
Tags: ~fires, ~paper

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