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6th August 1945: The remains of the barracks at the Japanese Army Divisional Grounds, 4200 feet from where the atomic bomb landed at Hiroshima. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Historian Illustrates What Hiroshima Bomb Would Look Like If It Hit Your City

A nuclear historian has created a map visualizing what the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bomb explosions would look like in different cities around the world.


The U.S. is sending two top negotiators to Geneva for direct talks with Iranian officials over Tehran's nuclear program. (Photo by Getty Images)

IAEA: Iran Slows Nuclear Activities Ahead Of Talks

Iran has significantly slowed work on nuclear projects that could be used to make weapons, the U.N. atomic agency said Thursday in a report that comes as six world powers and Iran report new momentum in their nuclear talks.


Piles of debris lie around a home destroyed by a tornado May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The town reported a tornado of at least EF4 strength and two miles wide that touched down yesterday killing at least 24 people and leveling everything in its path. U.S. President Barack Obama promised federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Meteorologists: Power Of Moore Tornado Dwarfs Hiroshima Bomb

Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.