9 Minutes of Nuclear Explosions

Posted on March 12, 2014 9:00 pm

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You’ve probably never seen more than 5 or 10 seconds of stock footage of a nuke before. Try the long version. Watching that fireball grow and expand and roil and glow, looking for all the world like an inexorable alien invader from another dimension… it’ll change your brain.

To contemplate that the mind of man is capable of mastering such forces will fill you with either pride or horror or an odd mixture of both.

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3 Responses to “9 Minutes of Nuclear Explosions”

  1. 4of7 says:

    I don’t know if you could say we ‘mastered’ those forces, just figured out how to unleash them!
    Now, if they hadn’t chickened out and cancelled the Orion project, That would have been awesome!

  2. zzyzx says:

    Hummmmm, smells like….VICTORY!

  3. Doug says:

    Now, there’s a word you don’t use every decade!

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