There are over 213 million pounds of fireworks sold every year, and each firework is a display of precision and scientific creativity.

This infographic outlines the innards of a firework, including the bursting charge, the stars, and the black powder-all precisely mixed to give audiences everywhere an unforgettable light show.

It also breaks down the nation’s largest fireworks displays by the number of shells at each show and by the number of spectators.  Finally, the image outline the shows in D.C, Boston, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Seattle, and Addison, Texas; a small town of 15,000 that brings in over 500,000 spectators!

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Beyond the BOOM: How Fireworks Work

David Wallace

David Wallace

David Wallace is a search & social media marketer who lives in Ahwatukee Arizona with his lovely wife. Interests & hobbies include all things Disney, roller coasters, musicianship and Christianity.

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