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China’s Big Bang Discovery

Chinese alchemists searching for the elixir of eternal life instead discovered gunfire, creating the world’s first chemical explosion. It took generations for the Chinese to perfect the mixture, which remained a closely guarded state secret for another 400 years.┬áHank Green presents the full story on gunpowder in this SciShow.

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