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10% of US electricity is made from dismantled atomic bombs.
A Japanese man survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings during WW2.
A survivor of Hiroshima’s atomic bombing went to Boston in 1951 and won the Marathon.
Fat Man was the codename for the atomic bomb that was detonated over Nagasaki.
Kokura, Japan, was the original target of the atomic bomb that landed in Nagasaki.
A Bonsai Tree planted in 1626 survived the atomic bomb at Hiroshima and now resides in a U.S. Museum.
Atomic bomb tests were a major tourist attraction in Las Vegas during the 1950s.
The atomic bomb explosion at Hiroshima was generated by matter weighing no more than a paper clip.
During the Cold War, the U.S. seriously considered dropping an atomic bomb on the Moon to show off its military superiority.
Robert Oppenheimer, “the father of the atomic bomb,” tried to kill his university tutor with a poisoned apple.
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.
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.
Barack Obama was the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, 71 years after the atomic bomb.
At least a dozen Americans were killed by the atomic bomb in Hiroshima, a fact that the U.S. did not acknowledge until the 1970s.
In the 1950s, Las Vegas crowned a Miss Atomic Bomb.
Although he was a devoted pacifist, Einstein wrote a letter to President Roosevelt, urging him to prioritize the development of an atomic weapon before Nazi Germany.
According to a Pew study, 56% of Americans think the use of atomic bombs in Japan in 1945 was justified, down from 63% in 1991.
Scientists detected an atomic nucleus traveling at 99.9999999999999% of the speed of light, with energy 20 quintillion times that of visible light. It was appropriately named the “Oh-My-God Particle.”
In 1956, the U.S. exploded atomic bombs near a few beers to see if they are safe to drink. They are indeed.
An atomic clock is accurate to within one second in 1.7 million years.