Kal-El Rivera 4B
Imagine you or your loved ones being incinerated right before your eyes in a matter of seconds.ceasing to exist destroying you at the molecular level. A mushroom cloud so strong and so powerful stretching over the cities horizon 40,000ft in the air a blast with the calculated amount of power of 20,000 Tons of TNT explosives detonating upon the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. With one Intent, one main goal to end this dark period of time in human history. A war that had killed millions of lives, a war with devastating consequences on both sides of the war. By tapping into nuclear energy The U.S. was able to open a new era, revealing the power of earth’s natural forces.
The first bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, on August 6, 1945, bomb being nicknamed “little boy”. The uranium based nuclear device detonated 1900 feet above the industrial Japanese city. Instantly obliterating 70,000 people on the spot while annihilating a third of the city meanwhile the long-lasting radiation effects bring in an estimated dental to about 140,000.(atomic heritage) this gun type device only weighed about Weight …show more content…
A new era opened up to start an arms race by mastering earth 's natural elements and and producing one of the world 's devastating weapons the atomic bomb. The Manhattan project employee over 10,000 advanced American scientist, physicist Robert Oppenheimer and general Leslie Groves recruited some of the world 's best scientists and engineers to take part in the project. Different universities played vital roles in the creation of them of the bom different universities played vital roles in the making of the bombs such as: Tennessee and Washington both handling separate salient aspects such as plutonium feel and it 's bomb production/assembly.(U.S