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History of gunpowder

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Gunpowder is the first physical explosive and propellant. Before its invention, many incendiary and burning devices had been used, including Greek fire. The invention of gunpowder is usually attribu...

Gunpowder in Ancient China - History of Gunpowder - Quatr.us

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Gunpowder in Ancient China - the invention of gunpowder.

China - Gunpowder - Four Rivers Charter Public School

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Gunpowder was supposed to be a potion for unlimited life and ended up being a potion for death that is still used today. Ancient Chinese alchemists were trying ...

Four Inventions of Ancient China: Paper Making, Gunpowder ...

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Papermaking, gunpowder, printing and the compass are four great ancient inventions by Chinese people that have had a huge impact on the entire world.

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Feb 8, 2008 ... The ancient Chinese paid a great deal of attention to cultivating the mind and the body. In fact, even the fourth great invention from ancient ...

Ancient Chinese Invented Gunpowder - Asian History - About.com

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Few substances in history have had as profound an effect on human history as gunpowder... and its discovery was an accident! Ancient alchemists in China ...

Ancient China for Kids: Inventions and Technology - Ducksters

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Kids learn about the inventions and technology of Ancient China to Europe such as paper, the compass, printing, and gunpowder.

How Gunpowder Changed the World - Live Science

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Apr 6, 2008 ... More gunpowder-based weapons were invented by the Chinese and ... when the science was passed along the ancient silk trade route to ...

Top 10 facts about gunpowder - Daily Express

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Nov 5, 2013 ... GETTY. Things could have turned out very differently had the Gunpowder Plot been successful. 1. Gunpowder was invented by Chinese ...

NOVA - Official Website | China's Age of Invention - PBS

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Feb 29, 2000 ... How did the Chinese invention of gunpowder move from East to West? .... Scraps of writings from a garbage dump in ancient Egypt reveal what ...

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Gunpowder - China culture - Kaleidoscope - Cultural China

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Gunpowder is the first explosive substance mankind learnt to use and also one of the four great inventions of ancient China. The invention of gunpowder should ...

Facts About Ancient Chinese Gunpowder - Taiwanese Secrets

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Information About Ancient Chinese Gunpowder. The Ancient Chinese civilization was very skilled at using what nature gave them to create various inventions.

Gunpowder and Firearms

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In China, military strategy focused on outsmarting the enemy, by whatever means possible. Fire was used as a weapon of war since it inspired great fear and ...