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POTD: Riding Towards Nuclear Explosion With an AK

Photo Of The Day – A picture and story found at the Soviet Wastelands, we’re looking at “a Chinese PLA horseman riding towards a nuclear explosion whilst aiming a Kalashnikov during a Nuclear weapons test in Lop Nur China 1964.” Times were certainly different then. Just imagine sitting on a horse at full speed, gas […] Read More … The post POTD: Riding Towards Nuclear Explosion With an AK appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, PLA, Photo of the Day, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Nuclear Explosion, Soviet Wastelands, Lop Nur China


What a Nuclear Explosion Can Tell Us About the Formation of the Moon

There are so many conflicting studies about the Moon’s origins that at times, it feels impossible to keep up. For something so close to us, it’s astonishing how little concrete information we have about how the Moon was formed. But a new study could clear up some confusion around the Moon’s infancy by searching for…Read more...
Tags: Space, Science, Moon, The moon, Origins, Nuclear Explosion


Meet the USAAC Navigator who possesses the only photographs of the Hiroshima atomic explosion

The atomic bombs dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6th & 9th in 1945 remain the only use of nuclear weapons for warfare in mankind’s history. Six days later, Japan announced its surrender to the allies, effectively ending World War II. This event has seen much debate over the years, […] The post Meet the USAAC Navigator who possesses the only photographs of the Hiroshima atomic explosion appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Japan, News, War Photography, World War Ii, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Nuclear Explosion


Unseen (and unauthorised) photos from the ghost towns of Fukushima

The Fukushima disaster was one of the biggest and most terrible man-made catastrophes of all time. In the course of several days on march 2011 a nuclear power plant near Fukushima went from being a welcomed power source to hell on earth. The place was evacuated and access has been denied. Some photographers go through [...] The post Unseen (and unauthorised) photos from the ghost towns of Fukushima appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Japan, Inspiration, Fukushima, Nuclear Explosion


Animated photos from Fukushima show how abrupt its evacuation was after nuclear disaster

Looking at Fukushima not easy. The place has been evacuated on 2011 after 4 of its nuclear reactors melted down.  Tohuku earthquake raised a 13 tsunami meter wave that was just 3 meters too high for the 10 meter wave gate that the power station had in place. The meltdown reached a level 7 on the International nuclear [...] The post Animated photos from Fukushima show how abrupt its evacuation was after nuclear disaster appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Fukushima, Tohuku, Nuclear Explosion


These photos of nuclear explosions were taken one ten-millionth of a second after detonation

If taking photos of speeding bullets is hard, imagine how hard it is to take photos of a nuclear bomb going off. (I mean aside the obvious issue of having yourself and the camera being completely decimated if you were at any reasonable distance). I mean, if you developed a nuclear bomb, you wanna see how [...] The post These photos of nuclear explosions were taken one ten-millionth of a second after detonation appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, High Speed, High Speed Photography, Harold Eugene Edgerton, Nuclear Explosion, Rapatronic Camera



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