Experimental SpaceX engine explodes during trials, damaging the McGregor, Texas facilities

Thankfully, nobody was hurt.

Rare prediction: Star collision will be visible with the naked eye in 2022

It’s an unprecedented prediction.

Squished-booms: looking at the behavior of underwater explosions

Explosions behave quite differently underwater than what you’d see on the surface.

SpaceX rocket explodes during satellite launch

SpaceX has suffered a serious setback after one of its rockets, carrying a $200 million communications satellite, exploded yesterday.

Superluminous supernovas explode twice, create some of the most powerful magnets in the universe

When a star is ready to drop the curtain, it goes out with a bang — a supernova explosion. But some double the bang.

Japan in more trouble after an explosion at a nuclear plant

The earthquake that occured yesterday near the coast of Japan, the 4th most powerful earthquake ever to be recorded, is causing even more problems, after the direct damage, the aftershocks, the tsunamis, and the fire tsunamis; this time, things can get way, way bigger and worse, and the disaster toll keeps rising. An explosion at a nuclear power plant destroyed

‘Fossil’ fireballs found from supernovae

The US-Japan Sukazu observatory reported the finding of some never-before seen embers from the high temperature fireballs that immediately follower the supernovae explosions. Even after thousands of years in which they haven’t been exposed to any heat source, gas within these stellar wrecks is 10.000 hotter than the Sun’s surface. “This is the first evidence of a new type of