A small adjustable gas burner used in laboratories as a source of heat.
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- One of the most commonly used pieces of equipment for heating in a laboratory, a Bunsen burner uses natural gas as a fuel supply.
- But it is a common misconception that Robert Bunsen invented the Bunsen burner.
- When air and natural gas are ignited, enough heat to supply a Bunsen burner is produced, but when glucose is formed during photosynthesis, light energy is absorbed in the reaction.
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