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Mushroom Cloud from the Mike shot


Nuclear weapon test Mike (yield 10.4 Mt) on Enewetak Atoll. The test was part of the Operation Ivy. Mike was the first hydrogen bomb ever tested, an experimental device not suitable for use as a weapon.


Photo credit: National Nuclear Security Administration / Nevada Site Office

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Uploaded on November 24, 2017