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Hiroshima’s sands contain atomic bomb glass

Cosmos Magazine - Mon 13 May 19

Unusual tiny spheres were forged when the Japanese city bore the brunt of nuclear explosion. Nick Carne reports.

Glassy menagerie of particles in beach sands near Hiroshima is fallout debris: study

Phys.org - Mon 13 May 19

Mario Wannier, a career geologist with expertise in studying tiny marine life, was methodically sorting through particles in samples of beach sand from Japan's Motoujina Peninsula when he spotted ...

Glass in Hiroshima Beaches Found to Be Fallout Debris From Atomic Bomb Blast

Geek.com - Thu 16 May 19

Unusually shaped glass particles littering the beaches near Hiroshima, Japan, are condensed remnants of the atomic bomb that destroyed the city in 1945, according to a new study. On August 6, ...

Glass particles found in beach sand around Hiroshima are melted down remnants of the city

Daily Mail - Tue 14 May 19

A scientific paper explains how retired geologist and marine ecologist Mario Wannier found the so-called Hiroshimaites littering the beaches 3.7 miles from the razed city.

Beach Sands Near Hiroshima Are Still Packed With 1945 Nuclear Fallout Debris

Gizmodo - Mon 13 May 19

Unusual and abundant glassy spheres found packed within the beach sands near the Japanese city of Hiroshima are remnants of the 1945 atomic bomb explosion, according to new research.Read more...

Study Concludes Glassy Menagerie of Particles in Beach Sands Near Hiroshima is Fallout Debris from A-Bomb Blast

Newswise - Tue 14 May 19

A years-long study that involved scientists and experiments at Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley concluded that an odd assortment of particles found in beach sands in Japan are most likely fallout ...

Glassy menagerie of particles in beach sands near Hiroshima is fallout debris, study concludes

ScienceDaily - Mon 13 May 19

A years-long study concludes that an odd assortment of particles found in beach sands in Japan are most likely fallout debris from the 1945 Hiroshima A-bomb blast.