377 Results for



Peer into the heart of an exploding star

For the first time, we have telescopes strong enough to see the radioactivity at the heart of the supernova known as Cas A. What scientists have seen there helps unravel the mystery of how a star dies.

By Feb. 20, 2014


The spectacular science of exploding glass

A Prince Rupert's Drop is a piece of drop-shaped glass that won't break when you hit the bulb, but tap the tail and it explodes in a shower of granules. Watch it in 130,000fps to find out why.

By Mar. 26, 2013


Man claims exploding Galaxy S4 burned his house down

A man in Hong Kong insists that his Samsung Galaxy S4 emitted flames so great that his house and his Mercedes were destroyed.

By Jul. 30, 2013


Exploding cars, boxing 'bots and a tiny tablet in Toy Fair video

You've got a friend in Luke Westaway, who shows you what's hot at this year's London Toy Fair in this video.

By Jan. 24, 2013


GameStop sees digital sales exploding

Video game retailer is expecting a huge increase in digital sales over the next several years, according to analyst Michael Pachter.

By Apr. 4, 2011


Exploding star detailed--in 3D

New computer models from Germany's Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics offer further insights into how supernovae obtain their shape.

By May. 18, 2010


That exploding Droid? Maybe not so much

Remember the guy who said a Droid exploded in his ear while he was using it? Purported Motorola tech says Droids can't explode like that and that the phone was likely dropped instead.

By Dec. 10, 2010


LG investigates exploding laptop

A South Korean journalist had a hot flash when his LG laptop suddenly burst into flames.

By Jan. 10, 2008


Apple says it's not to blame for 'exploding' iPhones

In an internal investigation into accusations, Apple denies that there is a problem with the iPhone that would cause it to spontaneously crack or explode.

By Aug. 29, 2009


EU's exploding-iPhone investigation heats up

The European Commission is looking into reports of exploding iPhones and iPod Touches, and Apple is reportedly cooperating.

By Aug. 18, 2009