Atomic explosions rely on the same principle that generates nuclear energy, which is that the potential energy of matter is equal to its mass multiplied by the square of the speed ...
Building the Atomic Bomb
The world entered the atomic age on July 16, 1945, when the first successful test of an atomic bomb occurred in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Less than a month later, the U.S. dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. The bombings broke Japan's will to fight,...
The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Nagasaki on
August 9, 1945 rose some 11 miles (18 km) above the bomb's hypocenter.
At approximately 8.15am on 6 August 1945 a US B-29 bomber dropped an
atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, instantly killing around 80,000 ...
A uranium bomb
nicknamed " Little Boy " (despite weighing in at over four and a half tons) was dropped on Hiroshima August 6, 1945. The area of total vaporization from the atomic bomb
blast measured one half mile in diameter; total destruction one mile in diameter; sev... More »
In August 1945, the United States dropped two atomic bombs over the Japanese
cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. What happened to people on the fringes of ...
Jul 31, 2015 ... 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of
Hiroshima. Another bomb fell Aug. 9 on Nagasaki. Decades later ...
The U.S. looked to a new weapon to put an end to WWII.
Atomic Bomb-Truman Press Release-August 6, 1945. atomic bomb photo.
Introduction; Vocabulary; Primary Source; Document Analysis; Follow-Up
The first atomic bomb, Little Boy, was dropped on Japan on August 6, 1945.