Breakdown: Wires and cables melted in the accident
As the stainless steel vaporized, parts that served as connections between two magnets melted as well. The result was a layer of black dust that covered the structures in that area, which look silver when clean.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.