What Makes Smartphone Batteries Explode?

In September 2016, the U.S. government issued a recall on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 because the phones' batteries were combusting. To find out how this could happen, you first need to know how a battery works. Watch the video below to find out.

Why Are Smartphone Batteries Combusting?

Find out what went wrong with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.

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Why Aren't All Batteries Rechargeable?

Dive into some battery science.

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You Don't "Charge" A Battery

We use a lot of misnomers when it comes to batteries.

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Written by Curiosity Staff September 29, 2016