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5 Disturbingly Fascinating Images and Facts About the Atomic Bomb

Fun fact: All the Spongebob characters are mutated due to all the nuclear testing.

MANH(A)TTAN, a WGN fictional program about the Manhattan Project, just began its second season this week. To drum up interest in the series, they released 5 fascinating images and facts about the history of the atomic bomb. Some are actually quite amusing, while otheres, of course, are just depressing.

To learn more about the history of the world’s most descructive weapon click here: http://bit.ly/1GlgSUX


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