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AT the suggestion of the secretary of the Institute . of Physics, I attended the demonstrations of fire-walking by the Indian, Kuda Bux, on September, 9 and 17. Notes on some physiological aspects of the second demonstration were published in NATURE of September 21, p. 468. One important detail should, however, be added, the time of contact of the performer's feet with the fire, which was certainly much less than five seconds.


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DARLING, C. Fire-walking. Nature 136, 521 (1935).

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