mushroom cloud


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mushroom cloud

the large mushroom-shaped cloud of dust, debris, etc. produced by a nuclear explosion
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A mushroom cloud is fluffy like cotton, and Wegner's synthetic cotton mushroom cloud becomes fun and cozy.
The meme reportedly showed an image of a mushroom cloud alongside the caption, "JAPAN HAS BEEN AT PEACE WITH THE USA SINCE SEPTEMBER 2, 1945," referencing the destruction of two Japanese cities by US atomic bombs.
The ephemeral beauty of a mushroom cloud is frightening, how it floats for a minute, delicate and blooming, yet remains chaotic and utterly destructive," says Dietrich.
The blast hit the base on Faj Attan mountain beside the Hadda district, home to the presidential palace and many embassies, blowing out the windows of homes for kilometers around and sending a tall mushroom cloud into the air.
30 latte with a mushroom cloud on top of the foam which made a striking change from the usual hearts and leaves elsewhere.
The gallery's ground floor is hung with pieces depicting craters, supplemented by several paintings capturing the distinctive shape of the nuclear mushroom cloud, rendered beautiful by her thick, swirling brushstrokes.
Summary: Hiroshima:A rare photo showing the mushroom cloud from the Hiroshima atomic bombing in two distinct .
Nearly three storeys high and shaped like an atomic bomb's giant mushroom cloud, "Chain Reaction" was sculpted out of copper, fibreglass and stainless steel by Los Angeles Times political cartoonist Paul Conrad, who gave it to the city as a gift in 1991.
Beyond the Mushroom Cloud did just that, taking me back to my 5-year-old self, standing at the entrance to the altar with my twin on Aug.
TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT: This picture was taken from the bow of Patrick Burns's ship moments after an atomic bomb blast sent a deadly mushroom cloud hanging over the Pacific Ocean