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After Cutting A Hole In Ice, He Lit A Match. What Happened Is So Cool

JANUARY 3, 2016  —  By Sara Heddleston  
Sara Heddleston

Sara Heddleston

Sara has been working and writing online for so many years, she's unsure if she is still in corporeal form. She considers herself a jack of all trades, but would prefer it if you would stop calling her "Jack."

Methane (CH4) can be found all over the globe. It is colorless and the main component of natural gas.

It's created naturally but is also a result of the presence of humans. Watch as Rune Pettersen experiments with methane gas in a frozen lake -- it's yet another reason why science is awesome.

The methane was most likely a result of decomposing organic matter in the water that was trapped by a layer of ice.


Posted by Ocean Reality on Saturday, December 26, 2015


Apparently, ice can be flammable.

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