The atomic bomb was created over a time of 6 years. Started in 1939 and completed in 1945 had numerous bad things that followed it. It was created during World War II, while America was at war with Japan. America heard rumors about Japan creating nuclear weapons, so the U.S. also did so, only bigger and better. The atomic bomb became known as the “Manhattan Project” and was created to settle the war that was going on.
Atomic bombs create an explosion of heat and visible ultraviolet and inferred rays that flattens anything in its way of 30,000 feet, while going 360 feet per second. Nothing is left untouched, destroying everything in its sight.
Before the Manhattan Project was even created, President Truman tested to see if the bombs would
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A clouds of dust covered the sun leaving the city dark as night. After the bombing, scientists found that bombs effect the climate of the radius of its location. Scientists came up with the "Nuclear Winter Theory" in 1983. The theory stated that if one half of the nuclear warheads in the United States were blown up, there would be enough smoke and dust in the atmosphere to block sunlight for several months destroying all plant life and creating a chilling climate change until the dust disappeared. According to the "Nuclear Winter Theory," that would be the end of humanity, but I believe that false. Survivors would suffer a lot and the aftermath would end up in a fallout, but I don’t believe life would be over for good. With the bombing in Japan, we learned from the aftermath that everything in the area of the explosion is destroyed, rather it’s the building structures or the weather change. Everything overall is horrific. When the bomb was dropped only one mile away from ground zero, the blast cracked walls over twelve inches thick. The shockwave after the bomb was felt over a mile away. Heat evaporated everything within 500 yards from the center. In Hiroshima, the blast destroyed buildings, even the ones that were earthquake resistant. The bombs dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima destroyed thousands and thousands of people and city buildings, but also saved many lives by ending the war so quickly. (Grant 26)
After seeing the devastating effects of