Richard Feynman on Fire

Richard Feynman was a charismatic storyteller, a master of solving complex problems with practical ease, and a great ambassador for physics and astrophysics education. Here is a sample of him explaining fire:

His lectures on Physics are an essential read: http://www.feynmanlectures.caltech.edu

You might also enjoy reading The Chemical History of a Candle by Michael Faraday at http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/14474

More on Richard Feynman: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Feynman

Also: http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Feynman.html