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The candle heats one side of a Seebeck cell, and this produces electricity via the thermoelectric effect. Science!

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Candle Powered Car . The candle heats one side of a Seebeck cell, and this produces electricity via the thermoelectric effect. Science!
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Ilikelogic
Male, 40-49, Europe
 534 Posts
Sunday, April 14, 2013 11:04:20 AM
For a more in-depth explanation:
wikipedia:Thermoelectric_effect

Same effect is used in the cooler boxes for in-car use.

Tiredofnicks
Male, 30-39, Europe
 5010 Posts
Sunday, April 14, 2013 9:49:08 AM
Cool, but I would have liked a more in-depth explanation.

Gottamgear
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 358 Posts
Sunday, April 14, 2013 8:38:02 AM
Link: Candle Powered Car [Rate Link] - The candle heats one side of a Seebeck cell, and this produces electricity via the thermoelectric effect. Science!

 


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