Nuclear Bomb - First H Bomb test

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Nuclear Bomb - First H Bomb test

Postby PHY » March 1st, 2007, 7:04 pm

Ivy Mike was the first H Bomb test, it was exploded at 7.15 am local time on November 1st 1952. The mushroom cloud was 8 miles across and 27 miles high. The canopy was 100 miles wide. Radioactive mud fell out of the sky followed by heavy rain. 80 million tons of earth was vaporised. Mike was the first ever megaton yeild explosion.

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