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Why Nuclear Bombs Create Mushroom Clouds

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Why Nuclear Bombs Create Mushroom Clouds More from Today I Found Out: Why Toilet Paper is White https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mzhfKbVbL8 The Salem Witches https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uGqQ2LaiJE Why Superheroes Wear Their Underwear On The Outside https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8Q699A6egU The mushroom cloud created by a nuclear blast is incredibly striking, but have you ever wondered why the cloud forms this way? Well, wonder no more. This phenomenon all comes down to a little something called the Rayleigh-Taylor instability, and by extension, convection. I’ll begin with the somewhat longer, but less geeky explanation before descending once again into extreme nerdery. Want the text version? http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/11/nuclear-bombs-create-mushroom-cloud/ Resources/Further Reading: http://www.talkmarkets.com/content/us-markets/the-3-dividend-kings-with-the-fastest-growing-dividends?post=66080&utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=referral http://www.diabetescare.net/slideshow/symptoms-of-diabetes?utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=referral&utm_term=todayifoundout-todayifoundout http://insights.looloo.com/foodie-guide-burgos-circle-restaurants/?utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=burgoscircle http://wmnlife.com/health/5-reasons-why-coke-is-bad-for-your-health?utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=todayifoundout-todayifoundout&utm_campaign=taboola-int&utm_term=5+Reasons+Why+You+Should+Not+Drink+Coke&utm_content=http%3A%2F%2Fwmnlife.com%2Fmedia%2Fk2%2Fitems%2Fcache%2F9f6d22dec5a20bcdd01cd84e98637764_M.jpg http://www.carophile.com/10-cars-men-lust/?utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=referral http://whysearch.com/video/12-celebs-who-look-just-like-their-famous-parents/?utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=whysearch http://www.tech-faq.com/10-ways-facebook-can-get-you-into-trouble.html http://siborrealtors.com/2014/02/26/10-famous-staten-island-film-locations/?utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=referral http://www.cambiumnetworks.com/blog/2015/05/21/what-telcos-and-wisps-can-gain-from-sprint-s-service-challenges Image Credit (thank you) http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/45/MtRedoubtedit1.jpg http://v1.jmlab.jp/~saitoh/sph/images/RT.png http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/~simkat/cors220_files/atmospheric_circulation.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ca/PSM_V25_D738_John_William_Strutt_Lord_Rayleigh.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/73/Cirrus_clouds2.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5d/Castle_Bravo_Blast.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/21/Crossroads_baker_explosion.jpg/763px-Crossroads_baker_explosion.jpg http://www-outreach.phy.cam.ac.uk/camphy/museum/area2/images/cabinet1_2.jpg