All fireworks articles

  • A photograph of a crowd of people watching a fireworks display
    News

    How to time a fireworks display

    2017-11-05T09:00:00Z

    The gunpowder control that creates an extravaganza

  • A photograph of a fireworks display over Venice
    Podcast

    Potassium chlorate

    2011-11-23T00:00:00Z

    Fireworks, explosives, spacecraft – Neil Withers explains why potassium chlorate is the sort of compound that draws attention to chemistry

  • Periodic table of the elements – 38 – Strontium
    Podcast

    Strontium

    2008-08-20T00:00:00Z

    Vegetarian gladiators, red fireworks and a mineral mistaken for barium; they are all under strontium's spotlight