October 26, 2011

Nuclear Explosion Simulation, New Mexico

Photograph by Lynn Johnson, National Geographic

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Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory study nuclear explosions by using 3-D simulations. They follow a long tradition of nuclear research that led to the creation of the atomic and hydrogen bombs.

(From the National Geographic book Visions of Earth)


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2 comments
John Snake
John Snake

I'm sad to say something so horrific can be so beautiful

Rebekah Johnson
Rebekah Johnson

Wow, kudos to the artist. This is now my background.

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