The Chemistry of Fireworks
From the sizzle of the fuse to the boom and burst of colors, this video brings you all of the exciting sights and sounds of fireworks. The video features John A. Conkling, Ph.D., author of "The Chemistry of Pyrotechnics, Basic Principles and Theory." Conkling shows how the familiar rockets and other products that light up the night sky all represent chemistry in action. [Credit: Reactions/American Chemical Society (www.youtube.com/acsreactions)]
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