Bombs have probably defined your life more than you know. They’ve also probably been around longer than you think. In fact, bombs have been around ever since people realized they could use gunpowder to blow things up. Modern bombs of course are much bigger than anything that our ancestors would have come up with.
That much was made clear when Fat Man and Little Boy were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. What you probably didn’t realize is that the bombs of today are almost incomprehensibly more powerful. In fact, they are thousands of times more powerful. They are so powerful that if all of the nuclear weapons in the world were launched right now, the entire Earth would be engulfed in flames.
Not a single inch of ocean, glacier, or desert would be left that wasn’t scorched, radiated, burned, and altogether blown to smithereens. Furthermore, this means that there would quite literally be nowhere to hide. Why is this important?
Because the only thing keeping everybody from launching all of their missiles is the fact that the enemy would launch all of their missiles right back. At any rate, you can see why this might have a significant effect on politics! These are 25 Impressive Bomb Facts That Are Fairly Explosive!
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