Atomic Research

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Atomic Research

Little Boy was the atomic bomb that hit Hiroshima in 1945, and Fat Man was the atomic bomb that hit Nagasaki in 1945. The fuel used for Little Boy was Uranium and the fuel for Fat Man was Plutonuim. The force of Little Boy was equivalent to 15,000 tons of TNT, and the force of Fat Man was eequivalent to 21,000 tons of TNT.

Bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The Enola Gay and BocksCar were the planes that dropped the atomic bombs on Japan. The Enola Gay was named after Paul Tibbets mother. The BocksCar was often mispelled boxcar.

Atomic Research

Sources

www.atomicheritage.orgwww.pbs.orgwww.ushistory.org

Hiroshima after nuke

The Manhattan Project was the project that lead to the creation of the atomic bomb. Albert Einstein and Enrico Fermi were the scientists that created the atomic bomb. The president assigned them this task.

Manhattan Project

Little Boy and Fat Man

Paul Tibbets and Chuck Sweeney

Paul Tibbets and Chuck Sweeney were the pilots of Little Boy and Fat Man. After Chuck dropped Fat Man, it exploded 43 seconds later. 70,000 buildings were destroyed by Little Boy when it exploded.

Enola Gay and BocksCar

These were the places where Little Boy and Fat Man destroyed. Little Boy destroyed the heart of Hiroshma in seconds. Fat Man destroyed 3 of Nagasakis' biggest factories.

Nagasaki after nuke


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