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The first atomic bombs: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Home References The mushroom cloud over Hiroshima following the detonation of the atomic bomb (Image credit: Getty/ Roger Viollet / Contributor) On August 6 and 9, 1945, the United States detonated atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, two small cities in Japan. Still the only use of nuclear weapons against…
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March 11, 2022
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Tonga eruption equivalent to hundreds of Hiroshimas: NASA

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga: The Tonga volcanic eruption unleashed explosive forces that dwarfed the power of the Hiroshima atomic bomb, NASA scientists have said, as survivors on Monday described how the devastating Pacific blast "messed up our brains". © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd...Read More
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January 24, 2022
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Nasa: Tonga eruption equivalent to hundreds of Hiroshimas

An eruption occurs at the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai off Tonga, January 14, 2022 in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. — Picture courtesy of Tonga Geological Services via Reuters NUKU’ALOFA, Jan 24 — The Tonga volcanic eruption unleashed explosive forces that dwarfed the power of…
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January 24, 2022
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Nagasaki marks atomic bomb anniversary with sombre ceremony

NAGASAKI HAS COMMEMORATED the 76th anniversary of its destruction by a US atomic bomb, with the mayor calling for the global community to build on a new nuclear ban treaty. Nagasaki was flattened in an atomic inferno that killed 74,000 people, three days after the nuclear bomb that hit Hiroshima.…
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August 9, 2021
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Japan Marks Hiroshima Bomb Anniversary with Low-key Ceremonies

Japan on Friday marked 76 years since the world's first atomic bomb attack, with low-key ceremonies and disappointment over a refusal by Olympics organizers to hold a minute's silence. Survivors, relatives and a handful of foreign dignitaries attended this year's main event in Hiroshima to pray for those killed or…
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August 7, 2021
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Hiroshima marks 76th anniversary of US atomic bombing

TOKYO (AP) — Hiroshima on Friday marked the 76th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing, as the mayor of the Japanese city urged global leaders to unite to eliminate nuclear weapons just as they are united against the coronavirus. A child prays in front of the cenotaph dedicated to…
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August 6, 2021