WARNING: DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME
Dr Tim Cockerill explores the science behind the most dangerous stunt in the firebreather's repertoire - the human volcano.
From the volatility of the fuel to the fire breather's technique, Tim explains how the trick is performed and how everything ultimately depends on the unique properties of oxygen.
Tim is a trained firebreather. Please do not try any of the stunts performed in this video at home.
A film from the Royal Institute that demonstrates volatility of substances through the dramatic medium of fire breathing.
- WARNING: DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME