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Rare photos of atomic bomb explosion

The image of a mushroom cloud has been a defining icon of the nuclear age and, in many ways, the modern world. But much less well-known is what a nuclear blast looks like in the nanoseconds before the cloud takes its familiar form. That's precisely what the photos on this site show, according to RapidNewsWire--"the first few fractions of an atomic bomb upon detonation."