9 Awesome Atomic Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-24 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

9 Awesome atomic facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random atomic facts.

1. The CIA once discussed airdropping Extra Large condoms labeled “Medium” in Russia to convince them that US army was anatomically superior.
2. Full body CT scans expose people to similar levels of radiation as the atomic bombs used in Hiroshima.
3. If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
4. During the 1950s, the U.S. considered dropping an atomic bomb on the Moon as a show of military superiority over the Soviets.
5. The US originally wanted to use exploding bats instead of the atomic bomb on Japan.
6. There is an atomic bomb museum in New Mexico, where the first a bomb was detonated. The museum is only open 12 hours each year.
7. The chemical element Copernicum is named after Copernicus. It has the symbol Cn and atomic number 112.
8. A cesium atom in an atomic clock beats over nine billion times a second.
9. The typical spec of dust that you see floating in the air is half way in size between the Earth and a subatomic particle.
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