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I just nuked Manhattan in a realistic new VR simulation, and the experience changed how I understand the bomb

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Nukemap VR is a new virtual-reality experience that lets users detonate a nuclear weapon in New York City.
The simulation is designed to educate the public about the scale and scope of atomic explosions .
The project is part of a $500,000 project called Reinventing Civil Defense at the Stevens Institute of Technology, which aims to "restore a broad, cultural understanding of nuclear risk."
Future iterations of Nukemap VR, which is based on the interactive Nukemap tool, may let users simulate any nuke and location in the world.
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