Atomic Bomb Photo

Ken AshfordScience & TechnologyLeave a Comment

This is what an atomic bomb blast looks like within the first few microseconds of detonation.  It was taken from 7 miles away with a special camera capable of shutter speeds at 1/100,000th of a second.  Note the size of the shed at the base (for perspective).  More photos here:


Via Cynical-C Blog.