Fat Boy, like the atomic bomb, is both a miracle of human ingenuity and a force of annihilation.
Finally there was the atomic bomb (and the Cold War it created): machine threatened to annihilate all of mankind.
In another strip, a photographer decides to sell a photo he took in the aftermath of the atomic bomb.
|atomic bomb |
A very destructive bomb that derives its explosive power from the fission of atomic nuclei. Atomic bombs usually have plutonium 239 or uranium 235 as their fissionable material. Also called atom bomb.
A nuclear weapon whose enormous explosive power results from the sudden release of energy from a fission reaction. (See also Hiroshima, hydrogen bomb, Nagasaki, and Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT].)