Argumentative Essay On The Nuclear Age

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The Nuclear Age was a very horrific period in world’s history due to many deaths and casualties. Thousands of people died in a matter of a year. From the radiation to destruction, the Nuclear Age made people realize we humans have the power to destroy Earth and it’s abundant ecosystems. Nuclear Age was a great way for the scientists to understand our world, understand our world’s fragility and advances in technology. From Hiroshima to Nagasaki bombing, a new type of energy (Nuclear Power) became abundant throughout the whole world. Nuclear Age, Even though it was destructive, it was a gateway into the future by new technological advances. New advances in technology formed in the current present is due to the events that occurred in the Nuclear …show more content…
The atomic Bomb code named “Little Boy” was a Uranium gun-typed atomic bomb The one dropped on Nagasaki was Plutonium implosion type atomic bomb. The atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima at 8:15 am august 6, 1946, It detonated 580 meters in the air. The Atomic Bomb was used to destroy Hiroshima killed 66,000 people and injured nearly 70,000 more. The Atomic bomb was quite powerful. At the moment of detonation, powerful radiation and fierce heat ray were emitted. As the rising temperature expanded and surrounded air, it generated tremendous blast. The complex interaction of these factors amplified the damage. The three energies- hear ray blast and radiation-caused instantaneous mass destruction and indiscriminate mass slaughter. …show more content…
Most people back in the day wanted more energy that was cheap, but no one could find the answer. From Nuclear age came about Nuclear energy which transformed the whole worlds power usage. Today, most people rely on Nuclear Power plants to get energy for their homes. Nuclear power plants came about from Atomic Age. Every 18 to 24 months, nuclear power plants must shut down to remove and replace the "spent" uranium fuel. This spent fuel releases most of its energy as a result of the fission process and becomes radioactive waste. Most people today think that we get energy from fossil fuels and other fuels, but in reality we rely on Nuclear Power more than people think. From car battery to home energy, most of what energy we get is from Power plants and Nuclear energy. What we know from “Nuclear energy” is that in October 30, 1961 one of the Nuclear bombs yielded such power that the energy was received from the richter scale after it traveled across earth 3 times. The Tsar bomba was the biggest Nuclear weapon in the History of mankind. It was so powerful you can fit all the weapons used in World wars and times it by ten to compare in power to the Tsar

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