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Nuclear Explosions and the Effect of Shock Waves

Watch this video of multiple different nuclear detonations from different angles as well as shots designed to see the effect of shock waves on smoke trails in this film by Doc Edgerton. For more on Doc Edgerton, go to the Edgerton Digital Collections website at: http://edgerton-digital-collections.org. [HEE-FV-187]

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thank you for allowing me to post a comment————well—-first it is shocking to see this small film——Oppenheimer—regretted bringing this devastation to humanity or the very science——-But——In my opinion --This science is about destruction and suffering———I Know no country except -the United States—In which in used atomic weapons twice to destroy/kill people—————————

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