Did the US create the atomic bomb?

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Yes, although both the Germans and the Japanese were working on it.
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What jobs were created in the US when the atomic bomb was dropped in 1945?

Answer . \nThe biggest area of job creation in the US as a result of the end of the war was the construction industry. The end of the war resulted in hundreds of thousands of military personnel being demobilized and returned to society. These individuals had come to their age of majority in th (MORE)

Who created the atomic bomb?

No single person created the atomic bomb. A large number of peopleneeded to work together on different parts of the total project toproduce a workable theory and then a functional bomb. Physically the first atomic bombs were created by the ManhattanProject, based in the USA during World War 2 and st (MORE)

Why was the atomic bomb created?

To save millions more lives that would have been spent in a drawn out conventional war with imperial Japan, the scientists in the United States (ahead of Nazi Germany, who was also working on the atomic bomb) created the bomb to escalate the war with Japan. They ignored the first bomb dropped on Hir (MORE)

When was the atomic bomb created?

Im not 100 per-cent sure, but it definetly was created after the world war one and two, i need a percific date, but not sure when.. will update when i know. :) Thanks! Ox . Assembled in 1945, tested July 16, 1945, used in combat August 6 and 9, 1945.

What year was the atomic bomb created?

J. Robert Oppenheimer allowed for the fact that such a bomb existed as far back as May 10th, 1945. Remember that the Manhattan Project was undertaken using the utmost secrecy. The atomic bomb was first exploded at the top secret base of Alamogordo, NM on July 16th, 1945. The bomb was first used in w (MORE)

Why was the atom used in the atomic bomb?

because atom, when split become highly unstable, and in whats called nuclear fission, atoms are divided inot smaller ones, and that on a large scale is devestating.

Who created the ATOM BOMB?

The Manhattan Project , a project involving hundreds of scientists, hundreds of engineers, thousands of technicians, and tens of thousands of workers of many types (who had no idea what they were building - including my grandfather who did construction at Hanford... and even after the war ended and (MORE)

What was the reason for using the atomic bomb?

The reason why the US used the atomic bomb against Japan was that the US wished to bring the war to a more rapid conclusion, in order to avoid giving the Soviet Union the opportunity to invade and take over Japan, as the Soviet Union had already done in Eastern Europe as a by-product of their fight (MORE)

Why did they stop using atomic bombs?

If you are referring to WW2, then the US stopped using atomic bombs on Japan because Japan agreed to surrender . Had they not, the US had plans and production setup to drop a total of 23 atomic bombs on Japan in 1945.

Where was the first atomic bomb used?

In the history of warfare, only two nuclear weapons have been detonated offensively. The first was at Hiroshima, Japan, and the second was at Nagasaki, Japan. The weapons, the Little Boy and the Fat Man respectively, were dropped by the U.S. There was one nuclear test, the so-called Trinity tes (MORE)

Why did the US drop an atom bomb?

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb onHiroshima and destroyed its usefulness to the enemy. That bomb had more power than 20,000 tons of TNT . It had morethan two thousand times the blast power of the British "Grand Slam"which is t (MORE)

Atomic bomb was used where at in the world.?

The atomic bomb has been tested in many parts of the world but it was used as a weapon in World War II when one each was dropped on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.

Why did us make the atomic bomb?

Fear that Nazi Germany would make one first and win WW2 using it. It was not until after the end of the war that it was discovered that the German nuclear program was only a very low priority program directed mostly at reactor development.

What bombs were used before atomic bomb?

Before the very scientifically complex atomic bomb, other bombs are just basically tons of explosive stuff jammed into a bombshell, so it wasn't too advanced there.

Why did the Americans have to use the atomic bombs?

The stated reason is "to save American lives by ending the war sooner." The real reason is to see what would happen. They could have detonated an atomic device out to sea, near enough to blow Japan's mind without blowing up so many thousands of Japan's civilians. But curiosity overrode any humane qu (MORE)

When did the US use the atomic bomb?

On August 6, 1945, the first Atomic bomb was dropped on japan.Another was dropped on August 9,1945 which ended WWII. Those arethe only times in the history of warfare that an Atomic weapon wasused.

Why did the us use the atom bomb?

The decision to use the atomic bomb was made by President Truman. There was never any doubt of that and despite the rising tide of criticism Mr. Truman took full responsibility for his action. Only recently succeeded to the Presidency after the death of Roosevelt and beset by a multitude of problems (MORE)

Does the atomic bomb create energy?

In a classical context, yes - an atomic bomb releases more energy than could by liberated through exothermic chemical reactions, and therefore the energy could be said to be created, since the classical law of energy conservation is violated. . In a quantum context, no - an atomic bomb converts pote (MORE)

Why where atomic bombs created?

Since the beginning of time man has found new and better ways of extinguishing his enemy. When OG came out with the first rock to throw, Mog found a way to throw it with a string and kill faster and better. Airplanes became the latest fashion in killing machines in WW1. In WW2 we created the atom (MORE)

Why does the US use the atomic bomb?

When the atomic bomb was finished, Leo Szilard, a scientist in on the Manhattan Project (the Manhattan Project was the code name for the project to build and develop the atomic bomb), made a petition urging the President not to resort the use of atomic bombs in the war unless the news of the bomb ha (MORE)

How does us used atomic bombs?

The only time the US ever used Atomic Bombs was during World War 2 when the first atomic bombs were used. Nowadays, the atomic bombs are kept underground. Nuclear missiles are ready to use in the case of a nuclear warhead being launched at the US by an enemy or unknown foe. There have been thousands (MORE)

Why did the US use the atomic bombs?

The United States was faced with the daunting prospect of invading Japan in order to force a close to World War 2. The Japanese had already shown a willingness to go to incredible lengths to continue the war and to cause destruction to their enemies. The fierce fighting for islands near the Japanese (MORE)

Why is the atomic bomb not something to be used?

because it will blow your brains out. dude! Science Major: This is just a matter of opinion, but I would say because it killed thousands of innocent people who probably had nothing to do with WWII, and caused massive amounts of destruction.

Why people used atomic bombs?

WWII was a very difficult time; Americans and Australian's were badly mistreated, used as slaves (having to build the 'Death Railway' which the Japanese needed to transport supplies is a good example) and Stalags were not places that you could feel safe from being away from the Russian Front. Infact (MORE)

What use is the atom bomb to the US?

-Reasons to use the Atomic Bomb. Saves lives Saves money Saves time Revenge of Pearl Harbor Keep Russians out of Japan, preventing them from getting Manchuria.

What do you use to build an atomic bomb?

Materials Needed Materials needed to make an atomic bomb are: fissionable material (Plutonium239 isotope) explosive to start the nuclear chain reaction (TNT, Gelignite or semtex) detonator pusher (made from aluminium, beryllium)

Why is an atomic bomb useful?

The atomic bomb is the most powerful and most terrible weapon. With all the atomic weapons in the world, it's possible to destroy the world three times Uses: The radioactive radiation contaminated the city with a strong radiation. This radiation kills several people. The detonation whirl up a lo (MORE)

Will they use the atomic bomb again?

maybe but i think they won't because they have to waste about 2million dollars. on the other hand, maybe they will if there'sanother invasion so we really don't know.

Was the atomic bomb invented in US?

Yes. The theory for an atomic bomb was actually proposed by German scientist, Albert Einstein. Robert Oppenheimer led research and development under Manhatten Project . No, the atomic bomb was invented in London England by the Hungarian scientist, Leo Szilard in 1933 as an improved method of tra (MORE)

What does the US create to beat the atomic bomb?

While there is no perfect defense against the atomic bomb, the US has at least attempted to create antimissile defense systems that can shoot down missiles before they arrive in the US with nuclear bombs. The only real defense is to keep them from arriving.

How may atomic bombs did the us have?

As of August 9, 1945 the US had built a total of 3 atomic bombs and exploded all of them. . As of August 14, 1945 the US had built another bomb which arrived in San Francisco on August 18, 1945; but as Japan was surrendering this bomb was returned to Los Alamos unused. . The US had production plan (MORE)

Who is credited with creating the atomic bomb?

Leo Szilard invented the atomic bomb in 1933, but no one person can be credited with creating it. Remember the US spent $2,000,000,000 on constructing and operating the huge industrial infrastructure needed to build them before a single bomb could be built!

When did the US get the idea of the atomic bomb?

Further to previous answer,yes Germany & Jaapan were working onit, but it was actually BRITAIN who passed on the research done in 1940 to USA . Called "The Manhattan Project" Britain handed over to the USA in 1941 when they came on side in WW2.The work was carried out by US physicist Oppenheimer at (MORE)

Did hitler create the atomic bomb?

Yes he did, Hitler and the Nazis along with many scientists including Albert Einstein did design the Atomic Bombs which was used by the US onto Japan but Germany was only near in starting production of the Atomic Bombs. When the US invaded Germany they sent the plans straight back to the US so that (MORE)