Yule Log Burn

Submitted by fl_admin on Mon, 12/23/2019 - 08:11

Atlas Obscura's Jessica Leigh Hester submits an artcile on experiments performed at the Missoula Fire Sciences Lab. The Yule Log video—set to a carefully chosen soundtrack—shows various kinds of experiments conducted at the lab (approx 23 minutes). The article also provides the Inside Missoula's U.S. Forest Service Fire Lab, Where Scientists Play With Fire video by (Gizmodo and Atlas Obscura approx 7:20 minutes).

"In a metal-walled lab in Missoula, Montana, scientists play with fire. At the Fire Sciences Laboratory of the U.S. Forest Service’s Rocky Mountain Research Station, flames skitter through a wind tunnel, crawl uphill, and swirl into a blazing orange twist that seems to stand on end. Each pyrotechnic experiment is in service of a better understanding of how wildfires behave in the world beyond the lab—and how firefighters might be able to deal with them safely and effectively."

Read the full article and see the full video here: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/fire-yule-log