Movie Physics No, you can't hear explosions in space. Or fall through a plate glass window and survive. And cars don't really explode so easily... except in the movies. Host Joe Palca talks to Tom Rogers, who takes on these important issues on his Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics Web site.
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No, you can't hear explosions in space. Or fall through a plate glass window and survive. And cars don't really explode so easily... except in the movies. Host Joe Palca talks to Tom Rogers, who takes on these important issues on his Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics Web site.