Where Does a Candle Go When It Burns?
Just saying, maybe go easy with the candelabras.
A version of this article appears in print on April 27, 2021, Section D, Page 4 of the New York edition with the headline: What Goes Up in Smoke in a Candle's Glow?
Where does a candle go when it burns, anyway? Is it healthy to be breathing in melted candle particles? How concerned should I be?
— Abigail B., Washington, D.C.