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  1. ...by governments at whatever locations they choose. Once a nuclear weapon is made, no additional nuclear material is used to 'maintain...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 12/09/2010

  2. ...here' anymore - you need 2x10^32 Joules of energy. The biggest nuclear weapon ever detonated (Tsar Bomba detonated by the ...

    3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 04/04/2009

  3. ...radius by R = r (Y/y)^(2/3) where Y is the yield of the weapon with lethal radius R and y is the standard yield (e.g., 1 MT) with...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 09/01/2012

  4. I think you are basically asking how a nuclear bomb works, correct? Below is a link... split, more energy is released. Nuclear bombs exploit this by causing this chain-reaction...

    3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 09/06/2013

  5. ... up slowly, in a steady controlled way. In the case of a nuclear weapon, the chain reaction is allowed to grow out-of-control, using up...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 01/02/2012

  6. ...the whole idea behind anti-ballistic missile defense systems. We blow up the nuclear missles harmlessly. If it was a fact that simply blowing...

    8 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 27/12/2006

  7. ... away . i hope i was able to shed some light about the power of modern nuclear weapons :)

    5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 24/09/2006

  8. Yes, a nuclear reaction does not depend on gravity or an atmosphere: getting it.... Really, no other sort of exploding weapon needs atmosphere or gravity either. All of our ...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 11/02/2011

  9. No, the energy released by detonating all of the current nuclear weapons will be nowhere near enough to reproduce the Star Wars "Alderaan...

    5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 01/06/2012

  10. The early nuclear bombs are fission weapons, such as Fat Man and Little Boy. Most current weapons use a fission primary which in turn detonates the fusion portion of the weapon.

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 05/10/2010

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