The Nuclear Age and Nuclear Weaponry: The Number of People Who Worked Upon the Manhattan Project (Atomic Weaponry of World War II), the Time Consuming Process of Sourcing Uranium, Plutonium Used as a Replacement Due to Its Production Speed, the Reason Nuclear Blasts Leave Shadows Behind, the Nuclear Attacks Upon Japan, Nuclear Weaponry vs. Thermonuclear Weaponry, the Reason Nuclear Weaponry Was Not Used During the Korean War, the Psychological Component of Fear and Preparation For Those Living During the Nuclear Age, the U.S. Promoting Public Awareness of What to Expect During a Nuclear Attack, Other Nation States Developing Nuclear Weaponry, the Capabilities of Radiation, Lead Used to Block Radiation, the Problem of Nuclear Fall Out, and the Total Nuclear Weapons Produced During the Height of the Cold War

In total, over 500,000 people contributed to the Manhattan Project, with 4000 people directly contributing and living at top secret government facility Site Y, officially known as Los Alamos post World War II. Uranium 235 is the only substance which can create an atomic explosion. Natural uranium 238 has only 0.70% of uranium 235 within it, and therefore uranium 235 needs to be separated from uranium 238. Separating uranium 235 and uranium 238 cannot be performed chemically because the entire su...

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