October 26, 2021

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Why You Never See Brilliant Blue Fireworks

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Why You Never See Brilliant Blue Fireworks

Bright blue fireworks are far more challenging to produce than common colors like red, white, or green. The issue is that the chemical compound that makes that brilliant blue is more fragile that that of other colors, breaking down at high temperatures. So pyrotechnicians are looking for a way to reach high enough temperatures to burst, but not so high that the compound is destroyed.

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Why You Never See Brilliant Blue Fireworks