Thursday, August 2, 2012


      67 years ago on 6th August 1945 the first nuclear bomb, "Little Boy", a uranium bomb, was dropped , the city of Hiroshima in Japan, 3 days later on 9th August "Fat Man", a plutonium bomb, was dropped on the city of Nagasaki.
        During the occasion BIO-VISION introduces a documentary which reveals the terrible views of the victims and casualities. I hope all of you should screen the movie as a part of HIROSHIMA DAYcelebrations.As per the request of Teachers downloadable movie is  provided.Please ignore the inconvenience due to the just click on the play button. Don't forget to comment the movie. Waiting for your response.......

                                            HIROSHIMA BOMBING MORE FACTS
  • Length: 3 metres
  • Diameter: 0.7 metres
  • Weight: 4 tons
  • Element: Uranium 235
  • Energy: Equivalent to 20 kilotons of TNT explosive power.
    (It has been estimated that the yield was equivalent to approx. 13 kilotons.)

                                           DEATH TOLL

About 140,000 +/- 10,000 (including 20,000 soldiers) were dead by the end of December 1945; 90% of these are thought to have been killed within 2 weeks after the bombing.

                            DESTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS

There were approx. 76,000 buildings in the city at the time, and 92% of these were destroyed by the blast and fire. The blast was so powerful that it did a great deal of damage to 60% of the buildings as far as 5 kilometers away from the hypocentre. It is said that only 6,180 buildings (8%) remained suitable for use in and around the city. An area of 13 square kilometers was transformed into a wide
stretch of A-bomb-affected ruins.

                                STATUE OF PRAYER IN HIROSHIMA PEACE PARK

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