The search for the atomic bomb. Americans needed a way to fight back Japan so they created the atomic bomb. the atomic bomb is a nuclear explosion. It is a man made element produced in nuclear reactors. An b-29 was the first plane to drop an atomic bomb over japan.
This is how the atomic bomb was made. Nuclear fission produces the atomic bomb. A weapon of mass destruction that uses power released by the mass destruction that uses power released by the splitting of the nuclei. When a single free neutron strikes the nucleus of an atom of radioactive material like uranium or plutonium, it knocks two or three more neutrons free.
Here is a picture of an atomic bomb, that was used to attack Japan.
The atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.