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The chemistry behind black powder (video)

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IMAGE: Old school gunpowder is really called ‘black powder,’ and it was so crucial to the Revolutionary War effort that we went to great (and gross) lengths to try and make… view more 

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WASHINGTON, June 27, 2019 — Old-school gunpowder is really called “black powder,” and it was so crucial to the Revolutionary War effort that early Americans went to great (and gross) lengths to make it. This week on Reactions, find out what exactly those lengths were: http://bit.ly/july4thchemistry.

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