okay so I’m going to talk to you now about plutonium so I once referred to uranium as the booty man of the periodic table but if you rhenium is sebou demand then there is a hannibal lecter of the periodic table and it’s a couple of places to the… Continue Reading REAL PLUTONIUM

Japan is the only country in the world that had to suffer the horror of one of the most destructive forces ever created by mankind : an atomic bomb. Preserved as a witness of such horror, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, also known as the Atomic Bomb Dome or Genbaku Dome,… Continue Reading Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome Tour – 原爆ドーム – 4K Ultra HD

and I didn’t think about the human consequences of that bombing and that made me rethink my own missions realized that I had never understood the human consequences of the bombing missions that I was flying realize that I was bombing really indiscriminately and all this talk which they still… Continue Reading Bombing Hiroshima: The Myth Of Saving Lives with Howard Zinn

If you wear this suit, it’s actually like wearing two wet blankets, sitting in a sauna for half an hour. You get quite sweaty if you have to do something, because of the weight. I think it’s around 40 kilos. You can’t go to an IED with emotion or a… Continue Reading Wearing the bomb suit

This is a picture of replica of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, a plutonium-implosion bomb nick-named “Fat Man”. And this a mushroom cloud from an atomic bomb rises over Nagasaki. The second atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki in August, 1945, in the last days of… Continue Reading Historical Images of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

In August 1945, the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan, killing as many as 135,000 people, mostly civilians. The devastation and fallout also led to severe health problems for survivors and their children, and decimated civilian communities. So, why exactly did the United States drop nuclear weapons on… Continue Reading Why The U.S. Dropped A Nuclear Bomb On Japan

THAT’S NOT OFTEN TOLD. THE STORY OF 12 AMERICAN P.O.W.’s WHO PERISHED IN THE ATOMIC BOMB BLAST ON HIROSHIMA. A YOUNG JAPANESE SURVIVOR WENT ON TO MAKE THOSE 12 LIVES — HIS LIFE’S WORK. KPIX 5’S MARY LEE SPOKE WITH HIM IN SAN FRANCISCO TODAY. Nats of Paper Lanterns trailer… Continue Reading Japanese Man Who Survived Hiroshima Blast Visits San Francisco

On July 20th, fifty years ago Neil Armstrong and Buzz Lightyear first set foot on the moon. But before they went there, they came here. This is Sedan Crater and it was excavated by a nuclear bomb in 1962. [bomb explodes] It’s part of the Nevada Test Site, an area… Continue Reading Why Apollo Astronauts Trained at a Nuclear Test Site

At 8:15 am on August 6, 1945 the US B-29 bomber “Enola Gay” dropped an atomic bomb on the important military center of Hiroshima in western Japan. The bomb, called “Little Boy,” was the first atomic bomb ever used in warfare and utilized uranium-235 as fissile material. It measured 3… Continue Reading Hiroshima – Introduction

Sixty-five years ago, the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were obliterated in just a few moments by the most lethal bombs the world has ever seen. The atomic weapon that was dropped on Hiroshima devastated an area of five square miles. An estimated 140,000 people died – either from… Continue Reading In Hiroshima, Ban says nuclear weapons-free planet ‘only sane path’ to safer world