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How Do Fireworks Get Their Colors?

The offices and laboratories at Battelle are filled with incredibly intelligent people.

From helping to reanimate a paralyzed limb to keeping military personnel safe to cleaning up environmental contaminants, Battelle is solving the world's most difficult challenges. 

And sometimes we get to talk about really fun things like the science behind how fireworks get their colors. 

Check out Battelle Principal Research Scientist Paul Shawcross' explanation for the fireworks you'll likely see this summer.

July 01, 2022
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