The Atomic Bomb. Physics 001. Cultural Project #1. By: Justin Hatch, Mary Crossley, Lauren Eppinger, Seline Narin and Janet Cahilly . Before the Discovery. There was no type of destructive force as intense or deadly prior to the atomic bomb’s introduction in 1945.
By: Justin Hatch, Mary Crossley, Lauren Eppinger, Seline Narin and Janet Cahilly
Weight: 9,700 pounds
Length: 120 inches
Diameter: 28 inches
Blast Yield: 54-75 TJ
“Little Boy” immediately cleared 5 square miles of the city and killed (30%) or 80,000 people.
Weight: 10,213 pounds
Length: 10.7 Feet
Diameter: 5 Feet
Blast Yield: 75 sticks of dynamite
“Fat man” immediately annihilated almost half the
city killing 35,000 people including non-combatant
men, women, and children.