nuclear moment

nuclear moment

[′nü·klē·ər ′mō·mənt]
(nuclear physics)
One of the various static electric or magnetic multipole moments of a nucleus.
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The new Labour government in New Zealand has said climate change is this generation's nuclear moment and has committed to several new policies to tackle the warming climate.
The world has entered its most dangerous nuclear moment since the 1962 Cuban missile crisis.
Two possible types of nuclear moments of inertia have been suggested which reflect two different aspects of nuclear dynamics.

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