The World’s First Underwater Nuclear Explosion

These are the images of the first nuclear bomb, titled ‘Baker’, being tested under water in 1946 at Bikini Atoll, to test the effects of nuclear bombs on naval warships. These rare photographs of the explosion have recently surfaced, giving a valuable awareness into the destructive properties nuclear blasts release.

(afends via patrickoneillphoto)

(Source: mister-nobody)

March, 06 2013
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Tagged: #art #photograph #black and white #photography #afends #nuclear explosion #nuclear #explosion #bomb #sea #baker #bikini atoll #pacific #1946 #america #war #navy #film #history Share with Twitter / Like This

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