Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | October 29, 2011

Infamous Anniversaries: 30 October 1961 – The Tsar Bomba, world’s largest nuclear test

50 years ago, on 30 October 1961, the most powerful bomb ever was detonated over Novaya Zemlya in the Arctic Sea. The Soviet Tsar Bomba had a yield of 50 megatons – equivalent to 3,800 Hiroshima bombs.

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