Lee Mcilreavy
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Soviets test a hydrogen bomb

The First Soviet Superbomb ("True H-Bomb") Test Test: Test No. Time: 22 November 1955 Location: Semipalatinsk Test Site, Kazakhstan Test Height and Type: Air drop Yield: Megatons

Trinity Explosion - July 16, 1945. Sixteen milliseconds after the first nuclear device was detonated, this photograph was taken. The bubble is about 600 feet wide and the black dots along the ground in front of the explosion are trees. Immediately afterward, a ball of fire shot 7.5 miles into the sky and the desert sand within 800 yards was turned to glass.

The Trinity explosion, 16 ms after detonation. Information Country United States Test site Trinity Site, New Mexico Date July 1945 Trinity Test Fireball

nuclear bomb testing

Observers view atmospheric testing during operation Hardtack I -- a thermonuclear detonation during the Pacific tests in (National Nuclear Security Administration / Nevada Site Office)

Ever heard the sound of a nuclear bomb going off? Historian unveils one of the few surviving audio recordings of blast from 1950's Nevada tests

Ever heard the sound of a nuclear bomb going off? Historian unveils one of the few surviving audio recordings of blast from Nevada tests - start watching about into the clip.

Disgusting truth: Brighter than a thousand suns: Eyes that have seen a nuclear blast. Hibakusha. That's what surviving victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are called.

Hibakusha: That's what survivors of the nuclear bomb are called. The photo is "blind girl' taken in Hiroshima in 1963 by Christer Strömholm. Eyes that have seen a nuclear blast, brighter than a thousand suns. This girl had a hard life.