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Police sent explosion warnings to residents near SpaceX’s South Texas launch site ahead of an experimental rocket flight
Sheriffs gave a notice to residents of Boca Chica on Saturday that warns an "overpressure event" may break windows, so they should vacate their homes.
A popular Reddit thread about an "atomic cigarette lighter" seems true. In 1952, the physicist Ted Taylor used a nuclear blast to ignite his smoke.
SpaceX confirmed that its Crew Dragon spaceship for NASA was ‘destroyed’ by a recent test. Here’s what we learned about the explosiv...
Hans Koenigsmann, a SpaceX vice president, gave details about a test "anomaly" that destroyed its Crew Dragon capsule, which is designed to fly NASA astronauts.
A woman blew up her wedding dress to celebrate her divorce and the impact could be felt form miles away
A Texas woman bookended her 14-year marriage in the only way that felt appropriate to her: setting her wedding dress ablaze.
Hundreds of never-before-seen nuclear blast videos show terrifying explosions in the ocean and Nevada desert
The US government detonated hundreds of above-ground nuclear explosions from 1945 to 1963 — until the first nuclear test-ban treaty was signed. Now a team has rescued thousands of classified films that were kept in high-security storage.
Scientists say the Ewoks in ‘Star Wars’ should have suffered a gruesome fate when the Death Star exploded
The Death Star meets its final doom in "Star Wars: Episode VI — Return of the Jedi," the epic conclusion to the original trilogy. But what happens to the Ewoks?
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has declassified, scanned, and uploaded even more Cold War nuclear explosion films to YouTube.
SpaceX's Texas facility was testing an upgraded Falcon 9 rocket engine when it exploded on its stand, inflicting damage that will take weeks to repair.
When a water heater explodes, there’s no stopping it – these Mythbusters experiments show the damage it could cause
When we think of water he...
Nukemap lets you simulate nuclear explosions on an interactive map. A new version of the tool uses real-time weather to estimate radioactive fallout zones.