Higher energy in the plasma of the flame makes the molecules move faster, hitting each other harder and keeping them from packing closer together... making the flame less dense than the surrounding air... so the flame is actually floating up in the fluid that is normal air.
They have aspirations of joining the sun.
To be more specific, the hotter air is lighter than the cooler air outside. They presume that in outer space flames would go in all directions, with the loss of gravity. My hubby is a scientist, it makes life fun.
Hot air is lighter than cold air.
oxygen a good draft. fire needs 3 things . fuel igniter oxygen.
:) why do moths go to flames?