Atomic Bomb Facts – Interesting Facts About Nuclear Weapons

Atomic Bomb Facts for Kids

The bonsai tree that was planted in 1626 survived Hiroshima bombing and now it is placed in a U.S. Museum.

There are over 8400 nuclear weapons in Russia, more than any other country in the world.

A museum where the first atomic bomb was denoted in New Mexico is open for 12 hours per year.

71 years after the bombing, Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima.

Atomic bomb or A-bomb releases huge nuclear energy by the fission of heavy atomic nuclei.

At least 8 nuclear weapons were misplaced permanently by U.S. military during the Cold War.

12 U.S. soldiers were killed by the atomic bomb in Hiroshima. Until the 1970s the death of these POWs was not acknowledged by the United States.

Atomic bomb in World War 2 was developed by scientists working on secret Manhattan Project.

Scientist took less than 4 years to develop the atomic bomb.

The first atomic bomb was called “the Gadget”.