9. “Breathing”-[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kate Bush[/lastfm]
Talented weirdo, Kate Bush, sings about the story of a girl surviving the aftermath of a nuclear apocalypse. The key to survival? Just keep breathing. In. Out. In. Out. Easy. Right?
After the flash a fireball can be seen to rise, sucking up under it the debris, dust and living things around the area of the explosion, and as this ascends, it soon becomes recognizable as the familiar “mushroom cloud”. As a demonstration of the flash duration test let’s try and count the number of seconds for the flash emitted by a very small bomb; then a more substantial, medium-sized bomb; and finally, one of our very powerful, “high-yield” bombs