The Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and an Atom Bomb
The atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were terribly destructive. Hydrogen bombs are over 3,000 times as powerful. Here's why.
Feb. 1, 1951: TV Shows Atomic Blast, Live
1951: For the first time, television viewers witness the live detonation of an atomic bomb blast, as KTLA in Los Angeles broadcasts the blinding light produced by a nuclear device dropped on Frenchman Flats, Nevada. See also: Video Gallery: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Video Photo Gallery: Nuclear Blasts Show […]
This ICBM Test Video Shows How Gorgeous The Beginning Of The End Will Be
These breathtaking nighttime launches of the LGM-30G Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile out of Vandenberg AFB give you an idea of how the beginning of the end of the world would look if mankind decided to call it a day.
Nuclear bomb craters at Yucca Flat, Nevada Test Site, Nevada. “Sedan” crater, in foreground
Nuclear bomb craters at Yucca Flat, Nevada Test Site, Nevada. “Sedan” crater, in foreground. U.S. Department of Energy photograph. The Sedan experiment was part of the Plowshare program for peaceful uses of nuclear bombs, testing the efficacy of nukes for excavation projects such as building a new canal to replace the Panama canal. 27 Plowshare experiments were conducted under the guise of peaceful applications, but the program was begun to circumvent the Partial Test Ban Treaty
3 Megaton R7 Semyorka Nuclear Warhead
You're guaranteed to have a blast Have fun blowing shit up with this 3 megaton Soviet-era nuclear missile. With a 5,000-mile range, you can destroy a city, small country, or your in-laws' entire world from the comfort of your own home. Or just blackmail governments for cash, cheese or hard-to-find bike parts.• Intercontinental ballistic delivery system included.• Dishwasher safe, allergy-free, environmentally tested.• Honeytrap experience at KGB Strippers included with every purchase.• See…
High speed photo taken of a nuclear detonation at 10 nanoseconds (0.00000001 of a second. That’s so short that light, which can travel a distance equal to 7 times around the earth in 1 second, would only cover 98 feet.) The photo shows an uneven surface i
High speed photo taken of a nuclear detonation at 10 nanoseconds (0.00000001 of a second. Thats so short that light which can travel a distance equal to 7 times around the earth in 1 second would only cover 98 feet.) The photo shows an uneven surface i