Season 15, Episode 16 Super Hot

First Aired: June 9, 2008

A study of extreme temperatures. Included: A life-size mannequin is exposed to temperatures above 1000 degrees; geologists take lava samples from Kilauea volcano in Hawaii; and scientists heat plasma to over 200 million degrees. Also: a visit to Underwriters Laboratories to watch malfunctioning blow dryers and coffeemakers melt.

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