The Atomic Bomb Of Hiroshima And Hiroshima

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On August 6 and August 9, 1945 in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, survival solely depended on being in the right place at the right time. When American planes dropped the atomic bombs onto the cities of Japan, no one knew what exactly would be the effect of this powerful nuclear weapon. However even years later, innocent Japanese citizens suffer from the experience of these traumatic days during World War II. Despite the horrors, critical information and research was drawn from the development of the atomic bomb and scientists have discovered that there are many benefits of using nuclear energy, in a peaceful manner, in our world as opposed to using other energy sources, such as coal or gas. For example, nuclear energy has both low fuel costs and low electricity costs compared to other sources of energy and is extremely profitable. In addition, nuclear energy is very reliable and can run the entire day without any changes to its condition. Contradictory to many other energy sources, this type of energy does not emit greenhouse gas to pollute the air and scientists have stated that nuclear energy has very high potential for the future (Uses of Nuclear Power…). Over all nuclear energy, although it can be dangerous, has many great benefits that contribute to our daily lives without us even realizing it. Although when the American air force dropped the atomic bomb over Japan in 1945, it was a deadly weapon which ultimately ended World War II, the research and…
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