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Oxyhydrogen is mixture of hydrogen (H2) and oxygen (O2). If a stream of air is blown through a Oxyhydrogen flame, the fuel- air mixing is enhanced and the jet exiting the flame is intensely hot.
One of the first lighters was invented by the German chemist J. W. Doebereiner in 1823. This lighter worked by a reaction of hydrogen to a platinum sponge (acting as a catalyst), with of a great amount of heat being … Continued
Hydrogen is buoyant in air and the hydrogen flames tend to ascend rapidly. The Graf von Zeppelin learned it the hard way.