They inspired many science fiction/post apocalyptic movies, books, games since they were discovered. Nuclear weapons plays a big role in today’s world especially as a political issue because of how dangerous they can be in the wrong hands.
With Donald Trump getting becoming president some people argued that he could not be trusted with the nuclear codes. Can these massive mass destruction weapons be trusted at the hands of an unstable leader?
Here is 10 things you might wanna know about nuclear weapons.
10Nuclear Weapons were only used twice -exculuding the tests- in the history
Nuclear weapons were only used twice and they were both used against Japan by the United States.
The U.S. Army Air Forces dropped a uranium gun-type fission bomb with the name of “Little Boy” over Hiroshima.
Only three days later Army Air Forces dropped a plutonium implosion-type fission bomb code-named “Fat Man” over Nagasaki.
200,000 civilians and military personnel have lost their lives from acute injuries sustained from the explosions.