Is a fire breathing dragon?
It’s true no fire – breathing dragons have ever been discovered, yet flying lizard-like creatures exist in the fossil record. Some may be found in the wild today. Take a look at the science of winged flight and possible mechanisms by which a dragon might even breathe fire.
What is in the fire?
At a certain point in the combustion reaction, called the ignition point, flames are produced. The flame is the visible portion of the fire. Flames consist primarily of carbon dioxide, water vapor, oxygen and nitrogen. If hot enough, the gases may become ionized to produce plasma.
Is Dragon a myth?
A dragon is a large, serpentine, legendary creature that appears in the folklore of many cultures worldwide. Beliefs about dragons vary considerably through regions, but dragons in western cultures since the High Middle Ages have often been depicted as winged, horned, four-legged, and capable of breathing fire.
What is a fire dragon?
THE Fire Dragon in the Chinese zodiac represents those born in 1976. The Dragon is the fifth animal of the zodiac in the 12-year cycle and also represents those born in 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, and 2024. Follow all our latest stories on the Chinese Zodiac.