Whether you'll be watching fireworks along Boston's Esplanade or somewhere else this Fourth of July, you won't be the only one relaxing this holiday.
Independence Day traditions in one small Connecticut town are clashing with an effort to protect an iconic symbol of the United States.
As Independence Day approaches, people across the country are getting ready to celebrate with fireworks. Sparklers are a classic crowd-pleaser, and this week Reactions looks at the chemistry of these July 4th mainstays in ...
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have discovered that there is a sharp reduction in visibility caused by fireworks and bonfires on Guy Fawkes' night. They found that visibility was further decreased when the relative ...
A firework display is often the finale of a celebratory event, something that many people can experience and enjoy at the same time. This week, the 9 – 14th August, we should be seeing a firework display with a difference: ...
To us, fireworks are the sparkling embodiment of July Fourth. But to dogs, they truly are bombs bursting in air.
From our nation's founding, the Fourth of July has been synonymous with fireworks.
A ship that sailed more than 1.3 million miles in the name of science is back at port in Massachusetts for the last time.
Research from the University of Liverpool has led to calls for pet owners to talk to their vets well before the fireworks season to avoid unnecessary distress to their animals.
Conventional fireworks and signal flares that emit a blue flame utilize toxic chemicals as a source of chlorine. Chemists at LMU have now developed the first chlorine-free formulation that emits blue light upon combustion.