July 05, 2010

NPR: A Very Scary Fireworks Show – Exploding H-Bombs In Space

Back in the summer of 1962, the U.S. blew up a hydrogen bomb in outer space, some 250 miles above the Pacific Ocean. It was a weapons test, but one that created a man-made light show that has never been equaled — and hopefully never will.

NPR – A Very Scary Fireworks Show: Exploding H-Bombs In Space

1 comment:

k_co said...

That's cool. Like scary, but wicked cool.