On May 18th, 1980, thirty-five years ago, Mt St. Helens erupted and changed the course of history. This towering Washington volcano is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. During the eruption the mountain spewed hot gases, rocks and, ash into the sky causing a mud flow down the mountain 's sides. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration," this was the deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in the history of the United States". It destroyed over 230 square miles of land.
As Mont-Blanc floated towards Halifax, and citizens gathered to watch, Mont-Blanc exploded sending rubble in all directions. The contents of Mont-Blanc was a recipe for disaster; it was carrying a shipment that included ammunition such as Benzol, Gun cotton, Dry picric acid, Wet picric acid, and TNT. The explosion
Just seventy three seconds into the mission however the Challenger exploded 45,000 feet in the air, killing all seven of its crew members (Vaughn 13). After this explosion many investigations began to try to figure out the reason for the explosion. In the end, the results stated that there were a variety of factors. There was a fault in one of the parts of the rocket called the O-ring that could not work properly
Ivy Mike, the first thermonuclear bomb, evaluated in 1952 on the Marshall islands was equivalent to 22,928,077,120 pounds of explosive trinitrotoluene (TNT) (1). The hydrogen bomb is said to be 1,000 times more powerful than the atomic bomb (1). ‘Ivy King was the largest atomic bomb exploded by the United States, dropped from a bomber plane at Runit Island in the Enewetak Atoll, on November 16, 1952, resulting in a 1,000,000,000 pound blast (2). However, when the hydrogen bombs, nicknamed the ‘Tsar Bomba’ was dropped by Russia at a bay in the Arctic Circle on October 30, 1961, it was declared the most powerful nuclear weapon ever detonated, at 110,231,131,092.5 pounds of explosive trinitrotoluene or TNT
The monster’s line “Here’s Herbert” was used in the Shining a movie where a father loses his mind and turns into a homicidal maniac where it used and changed into “Here’s Johnny”. After the building was shut down by the government. Two kids were playing when one fell down into a hole where he survived for two seconds before the sound of an axe swooshing was heard followed by a scream. Then an even more mangled body came out of the hole in the early 2000’s. The last we ever saw of him was when he got pumped full of 200 pounds of lead and one heat seeking missile and a nuke the size of a little boy in New Mexico.
Movie review (Dante’s peak) Passed by: Andre vhon j. que Passed to: I. Movie Review Without warning, day becomes night, air turns to fire, and solid ground melts beneath hot lava. Dante’s peak an American dramatic disaster thriller film that revolves around a volcanologist, Dr. Harry Dalton, which was assigned by his boss to investigate seismic activity at Dante’s peak. He then was offered by the town’s mayor, Rachel Wando a trip to take some readings on the mountain just to discover two roasted bathers in the springs. Believing the excessive heat is result of volcanic activity, he then asked his boss Paul to send a team to conduct more studies about the mountain.
With this in mind it is possible some missed the transfiguration because they were not ready to receive it. Van Wagoner hypothesizes that this legend of an actual transformation formulated over time; referencing the lack of transfiguration stories until years afterward. However, as we have shown so far, due to the miracle’s sacredness, the situation, and the incredible confirmation by over one hundred witnesses, this event cannot be explained as a myth that was constructed over time. Rather, due to its sacredness the bulk of accounts were written later
“The American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945” (Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki). The bomb killed eighty thousand people instantly. Radiation exposure killed tens of thousands more. The bomb destroyed ninety percent of one of Japan’s biggest cities in an instant. Therefore, the event that occurred at Hiroshima was a huge shock to the
What this tells us is that due to the inherent flaws and bias of our brain what we think we know or as it were what we think we think is often untrue and inapplicable in reality. Given all of the above it would appear to be obvious that attitude is an inaccurate and at times wholly unreliable behavioural