And it does not look good.
Just enter the address of that boss, teacher, colleague or loved one.
If you can find it in Google Maps, you can nuke it.
We now have Ground Zero II - with more bombs and countries, it maps the radioactive fallout from an atomic explosion.
The list of weapons contains bombs of historical significance - but what happens with modern, nuclear-assertive countries not in the list?
Ground Zero 2.5 uses the latest Maps API from Google, and deprecates the use of LocalSearch.
You can click here to get the ZIP archive of the script.
You can also copy and paste the following to mashup the Ground Zero script into your own website or blog
<IFRAME SRC="http://www.carloslabs.com/projects/200712B/GroundZero.html" WIDTH=500 HEIGHT=600 ALIGN=MIDDLE FRAMEBORDER=0></IFRAME>
It's hard to describe the lethal radiation dose, in Sieverts, to a school kid.
In a real-life scenario, the area of thermal damage is affected by a multitude of factors; including the terrain, mountains, and height of the explosion. This script does not assume these factors.
The formulas used here are in the public domain, and were sourced from the websites of the Federation of American Scientists and from Wikipedia
With thanks to: Jenn, tetris11, Marc van W, mendicantbug, Google
This script is free to use on any software project, free or otherwise, provided you credit Carlos Labs and you do not remove the header in the script.