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Can explosions work in space?

April 18, 2017

The most exciting SciFi movies have tons of space explosions. But how effective would explosions be in outer space with no atmosphere to carry the blast wave? Could a hypothetical explosion hurt you in space?

Check out Joe Hanson's video on It's Okay to be Smart on the physics of space battles! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFOuxAx-dkc

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