Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: Fireworks

Sunday, July 21, 2013 | 2:00 p.m.

Exploratorium Pier 15: Kanbar Forum
Included with museum admission.

Note: There is limited capacity for this program; seating will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.

Come ooooo and ahhhh at the science behind these big booms! Where do fireworks come from? Who invented them? What causes their beautiful colors, and how do the bursting shells create such different patterns? Join us for some real illumination, and learn the difference between a jerb and a lance.