Kaboom!: The Sizzling Story of Explosions

1997 NR 1 season

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Kaboom!: The Sizzling Story of Explosions

1997 NR 1 season
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From gunpowder and dynamite to the atomic bomb, explosives have ignited fear and fascination. This set of "Nova" documentaries traces the history of pyrotechnics back to ninth-century China and speculates the future of big blasts. "Kaboom!" looks at the contributions of Roger Bacon, Alfred Nobel and Robert Oppenheimer in the evolution of explosive devices, while "Fireworks!" reveals the history, science and secrets behind the dazzle of fireworks.
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Summary of Season 1 (1997) - 2 discs

From gunpowder and dynamite to the atomic bomb, explosives have ignited fear and fascination. This set of "Nova" documentaries traces the history of pyrotechnics back to ninth-century China and speculates the future of big blasts. "Kaboom!" looks at the contributions of Roger Bacon, Alfred Nobel and Robert Oppenheimer in the evolution of explosive devices, while "Fireworks!" reveals the history, science and secrets behind the dazzle of fireworks.
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
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