What If You Detonated a Nuclear Bomb In The Marianas Trench? (Science not Fantasy)

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Did you ever wonder what happened if you detonated a nuclear bomb in the Marianas Trench? No? We neither! Let us find out together!

This video was inspired by xkcd and a video that shall remain unnamed.
https://what-if.xkcd.com/15/

Sources and further reading
http://blog.nuclearsecrecy.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/SR-12-001-CASTLE-BRAVO.pdf
https://www.fourmilab.ch/etexts/www/effects/
http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/737271.pdf

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Tri Dinh says:

I feel like this is a video dedicated to dissing riddle's video

himanshu says:

I always watch these vids twice back to back
1st just to admire the animation
2nd to understand the content

Gabriel Gabriel says:

Nice to know that we are basically a colony of fleas living on top of a massive eldritch being that will out live us, and the best we can do to effect it is the equivalent of that being blowing a bubble.

Oakship166 says:

I wouldn't blow a necular bomb down thier because it would kill and make animals go extinct

loputosu says:

what if you detonated it higher up where there's less pressure?

板井美智瑠 says:

I was so shocked and I couldn't believe my ears. I don't want to believe such a powerful and terrible atomic bomb is there.

OG MOG says:

If this happens, we’ll see the first mutants in the Philippines.

板井美智瑠 says:

数千平方キロメートルのものすべてを衝撃波で破壊できる原子爆弾があることに驚愕しました。衝撃波だけで地球上を3周できるとか、耳を疑いました。

Trades46 says:

I read a fictional war novel where a submarine captain launches nuclear tipped warheads into the South China sea which effectively ended a naval submarine war in Asia by causing a "blue-out", where underwater nuclear detonations render submarine sonars (their primary means of navigation & hunting other subs & ships) useless.

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