WEFOUNDManual of Nuclear Medicine Imaging

The intense heat would also ignite a “mass fire” — i.e., a fire that could cause large areas to simultaneously burst into flames.

Obviously, if a thermonuclear bomb exploded close to your home, you’d have little hope of surviving the blast. But what if one exploded 5 miles away, or 20 miles away? And what about radioactive fallout?

Learn about a nuclear weapon’s “zones of destruction” — choose between a relatively small detonation at earth’s surface, which will produce substantial fallout, and an especially destructive large detonation at high altitude.