There have been more than 2,000 nuclear explosions in all of history. Ehsan Rezaie of Orbital Mechanics made a video that offers a simple-looking but deceptively information-rich presentation of every nuclear explosion that has so far occurred. The size of each circle that erupts on the world map indicates the relative power of the explosion in its location.
Trinity – Visualization of Nuclear Detonations
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