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The first bomb exploded, the Trinity test bomb, used plutonium.

The first bomb deployed, dropped on Hiroshima, used uranium 235.


The second bomb deployed, dropped on Nagasaki, used plutonium 239.
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Why did the US choose Hiroshima as the first target for the atomic bomb?

Answer . \nThe Target Committee at Los Alamos on May 10–11, 1945, recommended Kyoto, Hiroshima, Yokohama and the arsenal at Kokura as possible targets. The committee rejected the use of the weapon against a strictly military objective due to the chance of missing a small target not surrounded b (MORE)

Which two elements were used to produce the atomic bombs?

The key elements to making fission bombs are: Uranium and Plutonium. The specific isotopes of interest are: Uranium-233, Uranium-235, and Plutonium-239.. But many other elements are needed to make a functional bomb. As a very rough guess, about a quarter of the elements on the periodic table are ne (MORE)

Which element was used to make the first atomic bombs?

The fissile fuel in the first 3 bombs was: . Plutonium, Trinity test, July 16, 1945 . Uranium, Hiroshima attack, August 6, 1945 . Plutonium, Nagasaki attack, August 9, 1945 . Trinity test Gadget : Plutonium. First atomic bomb detonation. . Hiroshima Little Boy : 80% enriched Uranium. (MORE)

Who used the atomic bomb first?

The United States used the first nuclear weapon against Japan. The so-called Little Boy was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 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 was the first atomic bomb used?

The US tested one atomic bomb in the United States (in the desert), before using two against the Japanese in August 1945. The attacks on Hiroshima & Nagasaki were carried out, allegedly, to convince the Japanese Army leaders (who ran Japan) to accept the terms of surrender demanded by the Allies. Ho (MORE)

Where was the first atomic bomb used in war?

The first atomic bomb dropped on Japan was dropped on Hiroshima. A second bomb later was used against Nagasaki, after no response from the Japanese. There is also the Trinity test, which was a test to see if it would explode in the force it was supposed to, and that was in New Mexico.

When were the first atom bombs used?

Hey. Well during world war 2, Japan started taking over the Pacific area. This included invading China, part of Russia, Indonesia, and a failed atempt to invad Australia. Then they started attacking America in 1941 (pearl Harbour) So America went to war with Japan. then Germany and Italy were defeat (MORE)

When and where was the first atomic bomb used?

The very first atomic bomb was exploded in a test in the New Mexico desert on July 16, 1945. If you'd like to look up more information about it, you can look up the codename "Trinity".

The first atomic bomb used?

On Monday, August 6, 1945, the U.S. dropped the "Little Boy on the city of Hiroshima. The second bomb was nicknamed the "Fat Man" and it was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9.

What was the first city targeted for use of the atomic bomb?

the committee of scientists and Army Air Force officers listed Kokura Arsenal, Hiroshima, Niigata, and Kyoto as the four best targets. After the sudies the enola Gay, dropped the first bomb at 2.45 local time over the city of Hiroshima. I posted in the related links box below a link with the damage (MORE)

What two elements were used in the atomic bomb?

The key elements to making fission bombs are: Uranium and Plutonium. The specific isotopes of interest are: Uranium-233, Uranium-235, and Plutonium-239. The key elements to making fusion bombs are: Hydrogen and Lithium. The specific isotopes of interest are: Hydrogen-2 (aka Deuterium), Hydrogen-3 (MORE)

Where was the atomic bomb first bombed in?

It was first dropped on people in Hiroshima, Japan, August 6th, 1945, then Nagasaki, Japan, August 9th, 1945, both by the US. However, the first test was in New Mexico (again by the US), but there the people were told that it was going to happen.

When did the soviets first use the atomic bomb?

The only people who have actually "Used" an atomic bomb are the "Americans" as in the US of A. and they used 2. The Russians have never 'Used' one and neither have any of the other civilized/advanced nations.

Elements in the first atomic bomb?

The 1st atomic bomb codenamed the "Gadget" was exploded on July 16, 1945 SW of Socorro, New Mexico. It was an implosion type bomb using Plutonium 239 . It was a test of nuclear bombs codenamed the "Trinity" test. The 2nd atomic bomb codenamed "Little Boy" was exploded on August 6th, 1945 over th (MORE)

What element was used for the first atomic bomb?

The first atomic bomb used against mankind was dropped over Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. It's code name was little boy and it used Uranium as fuel. The second bomb was dropped over Nagasaki, Japan on august 9, 1495. It,s code name was fat man and it used Plutonium as fuel.

What year did the US drop the first atomic bomb?

The U.S. dropped both atomic bombs in the year 1945. The first one was launched on the 6th of August and hit Hiroshima. The second was launched three days later on the 9th of August and hit Nagasaki.

What element was the first to make the atomic bomb?

July 16, 1945 Gadget, Trinity Test tower shot, NM - Plutonium . August 6, 1945 Little Boy, Combat airburst, Hiroshima - Uranium . August 9, 1945 Fatman, Combat airburst, Nagasaki - Plutonium . July 1, 1946 Able, Crossroads Effects Test airburst, Bikini atoll - Plutonium . July 25, 1946 Baker (MORE)

What element is used to make first atomic bomb?

Apparently it was plutonium which I think is element 295. . Plutonium is element 94. . Plutonium was used in the Gadget at Trinity. . Uranium was used in the first bomb dropped on Japan the Little Boy at Hiroshima. . Plutonium was used in the second bomb dropped on Japan the Fatman at Nagas (MORE)

Who named the trinity project used in the first atomic bombs?

The United States' effort to develop a nuclear weapon came during World War II in response to the potential threat of a German nuclear weapon. On 6 December 1941, President Roosevelt appointed a committee to determine if the United States could construct a nuclear weapon. Six months later, the commi (MORE)

What elements does the atomic bomb use?

There are many different elements involved in the construction of an atomic bomb, but the elements that actually cause an atomic explosion are either uranium (specifically the U 235 isotope) or plutonium.

Why was atomic bomb not used on Germany first?

Because the bomb wasn't ready until after Germany surrendered. Germany surrendered on 8 May 1945, and the first successful test of an operational nuclear weapon did not take place until 16 July 1945.

Which element did India use in their first atom bomb?

The fuel used for the core of India's first atomic bomb was plutonium . See the related links for a full explanation ofthe international context and internal military/political thinkingleading to its development. Many other elements were used elsewhere in this bomb. Theseincluded: polonium , plat (MORE)

What element was used to create the first Atomic bomb?

Plutonium was used in the first A-bomb, the Trinity test of July16, 1945. Uranium, more specifically ore highly-enriched in U-235, was usedto create the "Little Boy" bomb dropped on Hiroshima (August 6,1945). The "Fat Man" dropped on Nagasaki (August 9, 1945) wasanother plutonium "implosion" bomb wi (MORE)

What elements are used to make the first atomic bombs?

The first atomic bomb tested (Gadget on July 16, 1945) used plutonium as the fission fuel alloyed with gallium and beryllium and polonium in the neutron sourceinitiator. Two explosive mixtures called Composition B and Baratolwere used in the explosive lenses that imploded the plutonium tomake (MORE)

What city was the first atomic bomb used on?

The first atomic bomb (The Gadget) was not used on any city. It wasdetonated on the top of a 100 foot tall steel tower, at the TrinitySite in the Jornada del Muerto desert about 35 miles southeast ofSocorro, New Mexico, on what was then the USAAF Alamogordo Bombingand Gunnery Range (now part of Whit (MORE)

What element was used to make the first atomic bomb?

Many elements were used in the first atomic bombs in the nonnuclearparts. As I cannot possibly list them all (the most common elementswere the carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen used in the chemicalexplosives) I will only address the elements used as the nuclearfuel that powered the atomic explosion. . (MORE)