Atomic Bomb

By:Lindsey Riese

Question

Compare the effects of dropping an atomic bomb on Des Moines, Kansas City, and New York would have on you in Colo, IA. Consider all of the factors that may determine your fate. Provide any safety considerations that may improve your chances for survival.

Des Moines

When an Atomic Bomb hits Des Moines with the "Little Boy" Hiroshima Bomb (15 kt).

Height of burst: Surface. Other effects : Casualties. Yield: 400

In any given 24-hour period, there are approximately 206,921 people in the 1 psi range of the most recent detonation.

Estimated fatalities:

65,750Estimated injuries:60,000
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Kansas City

When an Atomic Bomb hits Kansas City with the "Little Boy" Hiroshima Bomb (15 kt).

Height of burst: Surface. Other effects : Casualties. Yield: 600

In any given 24-hour period, there are approximately 364,662 people in the 1 psi range of the most recent detonation.

Estimated fatalities:81,850Estimated injuries:108,420

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New York

When an Atomic Bomb hits New York with the "Little Boy" Hiroshima Bomb (15 kt).

Height of burst: Surface. Other effects : Casualties. Yield: 800

In any given 24-hour period, there are approximately 4,601,278 people in the 1 psi range of the most recent detonation.

873,590Estimated injuries:1,426,630

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