Firing up a charcoal BBQ with liquid oxygen
I am pouring 1.5 liters of liquid oxygen on a bunch of smoldering charcoal briquettes. The oxygen rapidly turns to gas and accelerates the rate of combustion at the surface of the briquettes. Some of the charcoal fractures and shoots off tiny pieces that burn with a bright light.
I made the liquid oxygen by passing gaseous oxygen through a coppe