zero-g wounds - Re: [DWJ] Re: Mincemeat
Roger Burton West
roger at firedrake.org
Mon Dec 31 10:38:01 EST 2007
On Mon, Dec 31, 2007 at 09:28:41AM -0600, Mark Allums wrote:
>Heinlein wrote a scene where the air circulation was stopped temporarily, and
>as a demonstration, a match was lit (people apparently smoked on space stations
>in the nineteen-forties and -fifties, not like today) and it stayed lit while
>it was moved around, but when it was held perfectly still, it went out.
That sounds like Clarke in _Islands in the Sky_; have you a reference
for Heinlein doing it too?
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