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.
What Makes Smartphone Batteries Explode?
Why Are Smartphone Batteries Combusting?
Find out what went wrong with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
Why Aren't All Batteries Rechargeable?
Dive into some battery science.
You Don't "Charge" A Battery
We use a lot of misnomers when it comes to batteries.
Written by Curiosity Staff September 29, 2016
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