thermonuclear bomb


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thermonuclear bomb

[¦thər·mō′nü·klē·ər ′bäm]
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Schoenfeld is harder on other leakers, condemning CIA operatives who disregarded their oaths by disclosing classified information and depicting the Progressive magazine's decision in 1979 to publish details on the construction of a thermonuclear bomb a dangerous, "puerile" self-indulgence.
Western experts have also challenged the claims of the Indian government by saying that the combined yield for the fission device and thermonuclear bomb was not more than 20 KT.
1957: Britain exploded the rst British thermonuclear bomb in megaton range at Christmas Island in the Central Pacic.
It was on this day in 1957 that Britain exploded its first thermonuclear bomb.
1567 Mary Queen of Scots married the Earl of Bothwell in Edinburgh 1602 English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold discovered Cape Cod 1858 The Royal Opera House opened in Covent Garden 1862 The first baseball stadium was opened at the Union Grounds in Brooklyn, New York 1932 The Prime Minister of Japan was murdered by the army 1940 The first nylon stockings went on sale in New York 1957 Britain exploded the first British thermonuclear bomb in megaton range at Christmas Island in the Central pacific 1970 The American Army appointed its first two female generals - Ann Hays and Elizabeth Hoisington 1980 The Sex Pistols' film, The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, was released
Twenty years ago, a writer named Howard Morland made headlines by publicly unveiling his design for a homemade thermonuclear bomb. Predicated on information gleaned from sources ranging from the Encyclopedia Americana to a host of declassified documents, Morland's 270-pound device bore little resemblance to government photos depicting hydrogen bombs as 20-foot long, 20-ton behemoths.
Sakharov is seen by Udall as the true hero of the nuclear age; he sacrificed his career after the successful 1955 test of his thermonuclear bomb design by revealing the greatest of all nuclear secrets.
Ezekiel then gives 40 more days in chapter 4, verse 6, which brings us to October 14, 1993, the day the UN building and all New York City will be destroyed by a thermonuclear bomb!
Navy vessels, which were used as targets for some of the twenty-three atomic and thermonuclear bomb blasts the island withstood from 1946 to 1958.
Many predicted that a miniaturised version of the presumed thermonuclear bomb would soon be in North Korea's grasp, and that it probably already exists.
An H-bomb, also known as a thermonuclear bomb, is a weapon energized by the nuclear fusion of hydrogen isotopes - deuterium and tritium.
The hydrogen bomb, also called the thermonuclear bomb, uses fusion, or atomic nuclei coming together, to produce explosive energy.