5 Facts About Atomic Bombs That Will Blow You Away
Atomic bombs are the most powerful kind of mass destructive weapons. These are so powerful that they can destroy cities or even countries with one big BANG. So in this fact list, we’ll tell you 5 facts about atomic bombs that will blow you away. Here we go.
Tsutomu got under an air-raid shelter and survived the first blast. He spent the night in the shelter and after that he rode a train to Nagasaki for his job. And guess what? He SURVIVED another blast there. You know, they say “If God wills not, no one can Harm”, this applies perfectly here. Tsutomu died at an age of 93! He survived 2 atomic blasts and lived longer than an average human.
The operation was known as “Starfish Prime”. It was conducted by the U.S. It is the largest man-made explosion in space. The Americans also did more explosions in space too after this. Three satellites were disabled due to the radiation belts formed around the Earth’s magnetic field. The scientists got quite worried about this but after some years the aftereffects were gone and this taught the Americans not to detonate thermonuclear bombs in space!
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Yes, CT Scans do expose us to dangerous amount of radiations. This increases the possibility of cancer due to absorbed radiation.
The aircraft that dropped this bomb, the Tu-95V, was specially modified to carry the 27 ton hydrogen bomb. The bomb was dropped with a 800kg parachute, which slowed down its fall and bought enough time for the Tu-95V to escape the blast radius, but still, after the detonation, the Tu-95V fell one kilometer from it’s altitude because of the shockwave of the bomb.
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The Americans did warn the Japanese about the bombings. They even broadcasted radio messages in Japan.
The pamphlets translated:
Read this carefully as it may save your life or the life of a relative or friend. In the next few days, some or all of the cities named on the reverse side will be destroyed by American bombs. These cities contain military installations and workshops or factories which produce military goods. We are determined to destroy all of the tools of the military clique which they are using to prolong this useless war. But, unfortunately, bombs have no eyes. So, in accordance with America’s humanitarian policies, the American Air Force, which does not wish to injure innocent people, now gives you warning to evacuate the cities named and save your lives. America is not fighting the Japanese people but is fighting the military clique which has enslaved the Japanese people. The peace which America will bring will free the people from the oppression of the military clique and mean the emergence of a new and better Japan. You can restore peace by demanding new and good leaders who will end the war. We cannot promise that only these cities will be among those attacked but some or all of them will be, so heed this warning and evacuate these cities immediately.
So guys that’s it for this fact countdown. If you like it, then do share and comment! Peace.