Atomic Bomb history
Atom Central is a website dedicated to documenting the history of Atomic Bomb testing
in the 50’s and 60’s. Peter Kuran has produced several movies on the topic of Atomic
Bomb research and testing. On this site, you will find many galleries containing
awesome pictures of atomic explosions. These images document the incredibly scary,
yet simultaneously beautiful power of Atomic Weapons.
You will also find information about licensing atomic images and music from many of
the movies produced by Peter Kuran. Thanks for visiting, if you have any questions,
please don’t hesitate to use our contact form
About Atom Central
AtomCentral is a division of Visual Concept Entertainment (VCE), which began in 1982 after
founder Peter Kuran finished work as animation supervisor for Industrial Light and
Magic (ILM) on George Lucas' The Empire Strikes Back.
Trinity & Beyond
On July 16, 1945, at a site called Trinity, a plutonium bomb was assembled and
brought to the top of a tower. The bomb was detonated, producing an intense flash
and a fireball that expanded to 600 meters in two seconds.