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Fireworks!

Season 29, Episode 3 of 15

This episode of NOVA presents the colorful history of pyrotechnics and reveals the chemical secrets that put the bang in the rocket and the fizz in the Roman Candle. The show introduces a gallery of firework creators and pyromaniacs, and reveals how hi-tech firing systems are transforming public displays into a dazzling, split second science.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
7/5/2009
4 p.m.
7/1/2010
10 p.m.
7/2/2010
3 a.m.
7/4/2010
4 p.m.
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