What are the benefits of gunpowder tea?

Answer Gunpowder tea---also known as pearl tea---is a type of Chinese green tea that tastes slightly minty and smoky. In spite of its name, it does not actually contain gunpowder. It is called gunpowder... Read More »

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What is the chemical formula for gunpowder?

Sulfur, charcoal and potassium nitrate are the typical ingredients for making gunpowder, also called black powder. According to J.B. Calvert of the University of Denver, the common chemical formula... Read More »

What famous person invented a flying machine that was powered by gunpowder?

In 1805 Sir George Cayley, regarded by many as the father of aviation, imagined that humanity would fly with the aid of small flapping wings. In 1807 he built a gunpowder engine that may have been ... Read More »

How to Make Gunpowder?

This is a very simple way to make high quality ball milled black powder.

Homemade Gunpowder?

Homemaqde gunpowder is often called black powder, because of its characteristic black color. The Chinese made gunpowder about 850 A.D., though they did not use it for military purposes until almost... Read More »