Kaboom! Everything you need to know about the explosive science of fireworks
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Light 'em up. And the rockets' red (and blue and green and yellow) glare. Pexels It’s an age-old tradition: Millions of Americans, from infants to the elderly, attend fireworks shows for the Fourth of July. There’s nothing quite as patriotic as sitting out on a blanket and watching hundreds of explosions light up the sky in…