[ExI] mythbusters follow-on
pharos at gmail.com
Thu Dec 23 19:37:18 UTC 2021
On Thu, 23 Dec 2021 at 19:19, spike jones via extropy-chat
<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> My new theory is that for the short interval of time, perhaps a coupla microseconds, there is enough air to ignite the sugar molecules, after which there is too much fuel and not enough air, so the combustion phase is short, and still would be, even if we had a way to get the baseball travelling faster than M1.5. A faster ball would have more air in the compression zone, so more of the sprinkles might burn, but the duration of the combustion might be even shorter with a faster ball.
Well, you did ask ... :)
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