“Meticulous chemistry and clever ballistics”

In Read on July 6, 2010 at 7:06 am

Popular Mechanics has a piece on the details behind the fireworks you saw this weekend:

Modern technology has made it possible to utilize more of the boundless night canvas for multishot displays and captivating grand finales.  Over 46,000 fireworks are set off within 30 minutes for the displays that [George] Zambelli’s company produces in Louisville, Miss.  It takes 2 hours of planning just to execute a single minute of firework choreography, he says.

Via:  Instapundit


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