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explosions

Five Men Responsible for 7,200-Foot Mushroom Cloud Explosion in Louisiana Sentenced to Prison

Employees of the company Explo Systems were sentenced on Friday for a criminal conspiracy involving Army explosives.
Sarah Emerson
11.30.18
boom

A Bomb Squad Blew Up a University Student Science Project

Encased in Styrofoam, the ozone-measuring instrument landed on Redwood Road in Castro Valley.
Becky Ferreira
8.8.18
Kilauea eruption

A ‘Lava Bomb’ Crashed Through a Hawaii Tour Boat, Injuring 23 People

An explosion from the Big Island's Kilauea eruption showered passengers with molten debris, seriously injuring some.
Sarah Emerson
7.18.18
Blimp Crash

Blimp Deflates, Catches Fire, and Crashes Near US Open

The cause of the crash is currently unknown.
Caroline Haskins
6.15.17
In Rod We Trust

How to Make a Supernova With Lasers, Lavender-Tinted Glass, and a Carbon Rod

Check out some star destroyers at the Orion laser facility.
Becky Ferreira
6.13.17
Canada

Climate Change Might Be Messing Up Volcanoes’ Planet-Cooling Powers

Volcanoes spew ash into the stratosphere that reflects back some sunlight.
Bryson Masse
11.17.16
nasa

Watch the Largest Rocket Explosion in History

“Today...I saw without exaggeration the end of the world, and not in a nightmare but while fully awake and standing right next to it.”
Becky Ferreira
7.3.16
fire

Inside the High-Tech US Army Lab Where Scientists Blow Things Up

After multiple security checks, I got to pay it a visit.
Paul Tadich
6.30.16
Steam

Watch This Massive Steam Explosion at a Kazakhstan Mine

Water can explode, too.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.28.15