Rocket

10th century

Rocket

The book of science

Tom Sharp


Chinese, Tang dynasty manufacturing

Rocket

Spreading fire

Like rockets


Sign here to abolish celebratory fireworks. Fireworks were developed for festivities in China during the Tang dynasty as a means of expelling evil spirits. They produced more frightening lights and noises than banging pots and costumes with mirrors. Tell me, please. They frighten our pets, but do they expel evil spirits? Start here and maybe later we can abolish war.

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