A terrifying interactive map is giving users the opportunity to see how a nuclear bomb would affect their city. The map by the Outrider Foundation aims to educate the public about the impact of
NUKEMAP is a mapping mash-up that calculates the effects of the detonation of a nuclear bomb.
Now, thanks to a Google Maps mashup called NUKEMAP, you can see exactly the damage that bombs as small as the tiny U.S. Davy Crockett bomb or terrifying as a the Tsar Bomba would do anywhere
The image of the atomic bomb and accompanying devastation in Hiroshima is seared into many people’s minds. Now a terrifying interactive map lets you see what the terrible effects of nuclear
Nukemap is a tool that lets you detonate nuclear weapons over an interactive map of the world.; The app was created by a historian to help people better understand the effects of nuclear explosions.
An illustration of a nuclear bomb exploding in a city. Shutterstock . Nukemap lets you simulate nuclear explosions on an interactive map.
While it might seem obvious that the initial blast from a nuclear bomb would wipe out everything in its immediate path, just how far the effects could reach might surprise you. The new interactive
To illustrate that reality, Nukemap lets you build a hypothetical nuclear bomb and drop it anywhere on Earth. The software uses declassified equations and models about nuclear weapons and their effects – fireball size, air-blast radius, radiation zones, and more – to crunch the numbers, then renders the results as graphics inside Google Maps.
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Nukemap 2.5’s new features let you see where a cloud of radioactive fallout might drift based on local weather conditions. Fallout refers to the dirt and debris that get sucked up by a nuclear
The interactive map lets you plug in variables to see the outcome of various nuclear bomb scenarios. For example, a 15-kiloton nuclear bomb