Fireworks at the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony

Date:15 August 2012 Tags:, ,

Once just simple incendiary devices, fireworks have become a spectacular staple of celebratory displays. Watch the spectacular fireworks display that capped the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games…

Find out how humanity has lit up the sky through the ages in PM’s September 2012 issue – on sale on 20 August.