Why can you not keep your palm above a burning candle but you can keep it on the sides of a candle flame?

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Why can you not keep your palm above a burning candle but you can keep it on the sides of a candle flame?

Answer:
This is because the hot air from the candle rises up and is hotter whereas on the sides, there is no hot air.