Will-o’-the-Wisp: Monstrous Flame or Scientific Phenomenon?

Season 3 Episode 5 | 9m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

These elusive blue flames have been reported globally and inspired a wealth of folklore. But what exactly is a Will-o’-the-Wisp? Also commonly called “ignis fatuus” or “corpse-candle” the glowing atmospheric phenomenon has a reputation for causing mischief and even death. But are they really a supernatural phenomenon or something more worldly?

Aired: 10/05/21

Rating: NR


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