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Atomic tests
Atomic tests
TitleAtomic tests
Image IDUNRS-P0123-5
Image Date1952
PhotographerUnited States. Air Force.
SubjectNevada Test Site (Nev.) -- History
Summary/DescriptionPhotograph of Atomic tests; May 7, 1952, an atomic blast at Yucca Flat produced this mushroom about five minutes after the touch-off; The picture was taken from Mt. Charleston about 55 miles from the blast center; The stem of the mushroom looks like a big gorilla holding a devil's puff-ball in his right hand; The puff-ball was about 10 miles in diameter and 50, 000 feet above ground;
Electronic PublisherSpecial Collections Department, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries
Ordering and Permissions InformationNot to be reproduced without permission. For permissions information, please see http://knowledgecenter.unr.edu/materials/specoll/photos.aspx#order To obtain copies of images, please use the shopping cart function (see "add to shopping cart" link on menu bar, above).
Date Digital2011
Resource TypeImage
Formatimage/jp2
File NameUNRS-P0123-5.tif

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