Atomic Bomb Facts – Interesting Facts About Nuclear Weapons
Fun Facts About Nuclear Weapons
A hurricane releases more energy than all of the world’s nuclear weapons combined.
A coal power station releases over 100 times more radiation into the air than a nuclear power plant producing the same amount of energy.
Nuclear power plants in US are so strong that the can be struck by a large commercial airliner and still not release radiation.
Nuclear bomb effects were described as ‘indescribable’ and ‘hell on earth’ by the survivors of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Atomic bomb effects include Infrastructural damage, psychological damage, physical damage, and radiation effects.
4,500 is the current US nuclear stockpile.
The Partial Test Ban Treaty of 1963 has banned nuclear tests in space, atmosphere, underwater, but not in underground. France and China has not signed it.
The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test ban Treaty (CTBT) of 1996 by which countries agree to ban all nuclear explosions in all environment. India, North Korea and Pakistan have not signed it.
A nuclear bomb was lost in the waters off Tybee Island, near Georgia, U.S in 1958. It was found by tourist divers in 2016.
Miss Atomic pageants to celebrate the modernity of Las Vegas were held in U.S. during 1950’s in Nevada.
The United States, Russia, France, United Kingdom, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea are the countries with nuclear weapons. They posses nearly 16,300 nuclear weapons in total.
Radiation emissions after the atomic attack’s aftermath had many long term effects including the high risk rates of various cancers and leukemia.