MadSci Network: Physics

Subject: Where does the energy go?

Date: Mon Jan 19 08:08:11 1998
Posted by Sridhar
Grade level: grad
School: NA
City: Bangalore State/Province: Karnataka
Country: India
Area of science: Physics
ID: 885218891.Ph

If I purchased some camphor, climbed up say 10 storeys, and lit it, will the
camphor burn brighter than at ground level?  I ask this because, I gain
potential energy when I climb up and there is no residue from camphor to "
hold'' the potential energy.  So how is the gain in potential energy 

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