This Space Extinguisher Can Vacuum Up Flames

A team of researchers in Japan invented a space fire extinguisher that sucks up the flame and its source like a vacuum cleaner.

Fire! Fire! Fighting open fire in the microgravity of space is terrifyingly different than back on Earth — but researchers at the Toyohashi University of Technology in Japan say they’ve found a clever solution: a space fire extinguisher that sucks up the blaze like a vacuum cleaner. “Our proposed extinguisher can allow us the immediate fire-fighting without oxygen mask […]

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