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Atomic Bomb Facts

Atomic Bomb Facts

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

Atomic Bomb facts

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

Atomic Bomb facts

A survivor of Hiroshima’s atomic bombing went to Boston in 1951 and won the Marathon.

Atomic Bomb facts

Fat Man was the codename for the atomic bomb that was detonated over Nagasaki.

Atomic Bomb facts

Kokura, Japan, was the original target of the atomic bomb that landed in Nagasaki.

Atomic Bomb facts

A Bonsai Tree planted in 1626 survived the atomic bomb at Hiroshima and now resides in a U.S. Museum.

Atomic Bomb facts

A month after the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, a typhoon hit the city killing another 2,000 people.

Atomic Bomb facts

10% of US electricity is made from dismantled atomic bombs.

Atomic Bomb facts

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

Atomic Bomb facts

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

Atomic Bomb facts

During the Cold War, the U.S. seriously considered dropping an atomic bomb on the Moon to show off its military superiority.

Atomic Bomb facts

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

Atomic Bomb facts

Russia has over 8400 nuclear weapons, more than any other country.

Atomic Bomb facts

There’s a nuclear bomb lost somewhere off the coast of Georgia.

Atomic Bomb facts

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

Atomic Bomb facts

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

Atomic Bomb facts

There’s an atomic bomb museum in New Mexico, where the first atomic bomb was detonated. The museum is only open 12 hours per year.

Atomic Bomb facts

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