Nuclear Bomb Research Paper

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Nuclear bombs are fatal weapons engendering explosions that produce fireballs, shockwaves, and intense radiation and later causing a mushroom cloud to form. The mushroom cloud forms from vaporized debris and disperses that fall on earth causing environmental damage. As stated in the article published by Encyclopedia Britannica and written by Thomas B. Cochran, a consultant to the Natural Resources Defense Council, “In the explosion in Hiroshima...convection currents created by the explosion drew dust and other debris into the air, creating the mushroom-shaped cloud...radioactive debris was carried by winds high into the atmosphere, later to settle to Earth as radioactive fallout” (Cochran, 2016, p. 1). The detonation of nuclear bombs instills

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