What would happen if a match were lit on the planet Titan?! How would the liquid methane that covers this planet react?


Answer from: Cucumber_Marko:
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What will act as an oxidizer in the methane combustion process? The oxygen that was taken from the Earth?) Of course meteorites fell on Titan, which are no worse for ignition than matches.

Answer from: Ivan Vorobyov:
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The answer is nothing. Without oxygen you just can't light a match: burning is not just a process of heating up to the necessary temperature, burning is a redox chemical reaction accompanied by intense heat release (exothermic). Burning wood and methane requires oxygen.


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