Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.
A phenomenon known as magnetic reconnection releases crazy amounts of energy around our planet. NASA now has a way to study it in more detail than ever.
Ever wondered how directors like Michael Bay bring such powerful explosions to the screen? The American Chemical Society breaks down the pyrotechnic science fueling Hollywood's mega-booms.
Watch what happens when Nils Bremer shoots off fireworks under the icy surface of a frozen lake in Sweden. Then, obviously, don't try this at home.
Thanks to a specially kitted-out drone you can now see one of the world's biggest fireworks displays from a new angle, getting in amongst the explosions without singeing your eyebrows.
New video footage from October's accidental explosion of an Antares rocket shows the intense force felt at the launch pad.
Company tasked with resupplying the International Space Station says it may replace the decades-old, Soviet-made engines for future launches.
The Antares rocket barely lifted off before "disassembling" and exploding just above its launchpad...but while it can feel truly disheartening, we try to remind ourselves space travel is tough, and failure is a natural part of the scientific process.
On today's show, we talk about the Antares rocket incident, how scientists might use hydrogel to create artificial facial muscles in robots, and a ferrofluid art exhibit that's desperate for your attention.
A special photographic technique turns a match strike into a dazzling 37 seconds of "who knew?"