what are they?

how does an explosion work?

an explosion is the combustive effect caused by the mix of chemicals elements. this force produce's a large burst of pressure and fire from the mixture.

what goes into an explosive device?

an explosive devices elements can vary. some use c-4, a pressure-reactive material that has a large explosion and burst of pressure upon combustion. there are a few special explosives that use nuclear material. these use a special chamber in the gun that detonates uranium to provide a nuclear-sized boom.

what's the future for explosives?

already, explosive devices (such as missile's) already have laser targeting. there is also currently missiles that use wings to steer themselves to the target. modern explosives are getting more and more powerful, which isn't good