Fallout is everywhere, NO not the game. Or the Boy. Or… NO. Just the nuclear kind! Seven blessings friends, Trace here for DNews. Nuclear fallout is an inevitable side-effect of nuclear disaster. When a nuclear weapon is detonated (or a nuclear power plant has its worst day ever) radioactive dust… Continue Reading What Does Nuclear Fallout Do To Your Body?
Ever since the first nuclear weapons test in the deserts of New Mexico and the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, nuclear weapons have become significantly more powerful. Since the first test in New Mexico by the United States in 1945, 2,475 nuclear weapons have been detonated across the globe. Over… Continue Reading The Terrifying True Scale of Nuclear Weapons
HERE AT TYT, WE HAVE BEEN DISCUSSING WHY THEY MIGHT HAVE DECIDED AT THE TIME TO WATCH HEROES SHEMA AND KNIVES SAKE AND WHAT THE MORAL CALCULATION WAS WITH THE MILITARY CALCULATION WAS AND WE LARGELY THINK THAT WHILE THEY MIGHT HAVE THOUGHT IT WAS NECESSARY, IT CERTAINLY IS A… Continue Reading John Bolton Trashes Obama’s Hiroshima Visit
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
Sometimes you are in the wrong place at the wrong time but it seems lady luck has your back. We might take the case of Dutch cyclist Maarten de Jonge who was said to have cheated death twice after being scheduled to travel on the two doomed flights, Malaysia Airlines… Continue Reading The Only Man To Survive TWO Nuclear Bombs
Washington, DC, gets blown up all the time — in the movies. But what if it happened for real? Hopefully, we’ll never find out. But federal emergency officials have to prepare for the worst. Emergency responders would have to deal with shattered buildings, rubble-filled streets, downed power lines, fried cell… Continue Reading What if a nuke goes off in D.C.? Simulations of artificial societies help planners
President Harry S. Truman’s decision to use atomic weapons against the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki proved to be one of the most controversial decisions in American history. As the years have passed, the controversy has only intensified. More and more people — both in America and abroad —… Continue Reading Was it Wrong to Drop the Atom Bomb on Japan?
This episode is brought to you by Skillshare. Get 2 months of Skillshare free and learn new skills by using the link in the description. The word bomb comes from the Latin word “bombus”, meaning something that booms. It’s thought it was the Chinese that created the first ever bombs… Continue Reading Atomic Bomb vs Hydrogen Bomb – How Do They Compare?