The building was the former Hiroshima Prefecture Industrial Promotion Hall, where special products of Hiroshima were exhibited and various gatherings were held until the A-bomb was dropped. Since it was located just under the hypocenter, blast pressure was vertically exerted on the bulding and only the dome-shaped framework and part of the outer wall remained. It has come to be called "the A-bomb Dome".
Places to see in ( Wissembourg - France ) Wissembourg is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in northeastern France. Wissembourg is situated on the little River Lauter close to the border between France and Germany approximately 60 km north of Strasbourg and 35 km west of Karlsruhe. Wissembourg is a sub-prefecture of the department. The name Wissembourg is a Gallicized version of Weißenburg (Weissenburg) in German meaning "white castle". Weissenburg (later Wissembourg) Abbey…
The Best Fall Foliage in the World (It's Not All in New England)
Japan offers many compelling places to view the foliage, but Takachiho Gorge in Miyazaki Prefecture may be the best. Rent a rowboat and cruise through the celadon waters framed by steep rock faces, past misty waterfalls, and under marigold leaves on the trees above. The landscape here is spectacular, the sides of the rock walls go from vertical and smooth to horizontal and jagged and present a natural timeline of the region’s geology.
Super-Kamiokande (full name: Super-Kamioka Nucleon Decay Experiments, abbreviated to Super-K) is a neutrino observatory which is under Mount Kamioka near the city of Hida, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The observatory was designed to search for proton decay, study solar and atmospheric neutrinos, and keep watch for supernovas in the Milky Way Galaxy.