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20 AMAZING ATOMIC BOMB FACTS

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A nuclear weapon/atom bomb is an explosive device its destructive force from nuclear reactions,either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb). So We concluded some most amazing facts about ATOMIC BOMB.

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Hiroshima and Nagasaki are not radioactive anymore mostly because the bombs didn't touch the ground but were detonated in the air.

Fat Man was the codename for the atomic bomb

Fat Man was the codename for the atomic bomb that was detonated over Nagasaki, and Little Boy for Hiroshima bomb.

CT body scans

CT body scans would expose you to the same amount of radiation as that experienced within a mile and a half of the Hiroshima atomic bomb.

Kokura, Japan

Kokura, Japan was the original target of the atomic bomb that landed on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.

Boston Marathon in 1951

A Hiroshima atom bomb survivor won the Boston Marathon in 1951.

Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb

Robert Oppenheimer, "the father of the atomic bomb," tried to kill his university tutor with a poisoned apple.

Tsutomi Yamaguchi survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki

A Japanese man named Tsutomi Yamaguchi survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings during WW2.

dropping an atomic bomb on the moon

During the Cold War, the U.S. actually considered dropping an atomic bomb on the moon to demonstrate its military superiority.

old bonsai tree survived the Hiroshima bombing

A 390-year old bonsai tree survived the Hiroshima bombing. It was planted in 1626 and now resides at the National Arboretum in Northeast Washington.

disassembled Russian nuclear warheads

10% of the electricity in the United States made from disassembled Russian nuclear warheads, until 2013.

U.S. blew up a hydrogen bomb in space

In 1962, the U.S. blew up a hydrogen bomb in space that was 100 times more powerful than Hiroshima.

atomic bomb explosion at Hiroshima

The atomic bomb explosion at Hiroshima was generated by matter weighing no more than a paper clip.

tourist attraction in Las Vegas

During the 1950's Atomic bomb tests were a major tourist attraction in Las Vegas.

atom bomb facts

More than 2,400 nuclear bombs have been detonated since 1945.

Russia has over 8,400 nuclear weapons

Russia has over 8,400 nuclear weapons, more than any other country.

There is an atomic bomb museum in New Mexico

There is an atomic bomb museum in New Mexico, where the first atomic bomb was detonated. The museum is called Trinity Site it remains open only for 12 hours in an entire year.

United States lost a nuclear bomb somewhere

In 1958, the United States lost a nuclear bomb somewhere on the coast of Georgia during transport. It was found by a couple of tourist divers in 2016, nearly 60 years later.

Tsar Bomba the most powerful nuclear weapon ever built by man

In 1961, the most powerful nuclear weapon ever built by man was detonated at Sukhoy Nos Peninsula, Russia. It was called the Tsar Bomba and its shockwaves travelled the earth three times.

india nuclear bomb

May 1998, at 15.45 hours, India conducted three underground nuclear tests at the Indian Army’s Pokhran Range. A sequence of five nuclear bomb test explosions was conducted with a fission device, a low-yield device and a thermo-nuclear device.

temperatures near the site of the bomb blast

The temperatures near the site of the bomb blast during the Hiroshima explosion were estimated to be 300,000°Celsius (540,000°Fahrenheit). That's 300 times hotter than the temperature bodies are cremated at.

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