Quantum physics grad student Ben Ames, won Alan Alda’s ‘The Flame Challenge' by most effectively communicating the complexity of a flame to children in this animated video.

Contestants were asked to explain a flame to an eleven-year-old kid, and the entries were judged by thousands of children across the country. The winner, Ben Ames, created an animated video that covers concepts like pyrolysis, chemiluminescence, oxidation and incandescence boiled into a humorous video, complete with song. 

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