Nuclear weapons remain one of the most terrifying armaments in the entire world. If one single country drops even one of their nuclear weapons, it will kick off an entire nuclear war with everyone else. That would end the world as we know it. However, even if other nations don’t fire off their own nukes, the radiation, nuclear fallout, and death toll from a single bomb will be astronomical. It is hard to even fathom that type of impact upon the world today. Despite being afraid of these bombs, most people don’t know much about nuclear warheads. So, here are ten insane facts about nukes.
World War 2
The two atomic bombs, both of which were classified as nuclear, dropped on Horishima and Nagasaki, respectively, are no longer a threat. The radiation has all but dissipated due to the bombs detonating above ground.
In both of the aforementioned Japanese cities, a single man managed to survive both impacts and live to tell the tale. Tsutomu Yamaguchi was there when both bombs went off, and he survived.