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Fireworks – Bright, Loud, and Colorful

November 01, 2007

Author: Ben Lauer and Jeremy Norris, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Materials Advantage Chapter

Publication history: Accepted from the Fall 2007 Materials Radio podcast contest (sponsored by the ASM K-12 Education Subcommittee)

They're bright, they're loud, and they make you go oooohhh or ahhhh. The spectacle of fireworks is contained in their mysterious colors and sounds. These colors are created by using a variety of metallic compounds in the fireworks.

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