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Synonyms for H-bomb

a nuclear weapon that releases atomic energy by union of light (hydrogen) nuclei at high temperatures to form helium

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com/north-korea-says-it-successfully-tested-hydrogen-bomb-announcement-follows-51-2250993) have tested an H-bomb , eliciting alarmed reactions from world leaders.
South Korean politician Lee Cheol Woo said he had been briefed by the country's National Intelligence Service and was told even a failed H-bomb detonation would have a higher explosive yield than was registered.
Victim: H-bomb veteran Roy with Shelly Deadly: test near Christmas Island
As previously reported, John said witnessing the H-Bomb going off was "the most terrifying thing I ever saw in my life.
Later, when Zhou Enlai asked the director of the PLAAF Engineering Department about aircraft appropriate for an H-bomb mission, the director recommended the Q-5.
At a ceremony organized by the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations in Hiroshima, Hatoyama said Japan should lead the world in efforts to abolish nuclear arms, particularly at the coming U.
THE funeral has taken place of a Nuneaton-born pilot who took part in the H-bomb tests more than 50 years ago.
He continues with developments after the war through to the present: development of the H-bomb by the US, Soviet efforts to make first an A-bomb and then their own H-bomb, and the work in every other nuclear power (including one that developed a bomb and then abandoned it, South Africa).
The US moved the previously obscure chemical element to centre stage in the 1950s when its lithium-hungry H-bomb programme kickstarted world production.
According to The Guardian, other shortlisted titles included Sarah Hall for The Carhullan Army, Matthew de Albuitia for The Red Men, Stephen Baxter with The H-Bomb Girl, Stephen Hall for The Raw Shark Texts, and Ken MacLeod with The Execution Channel.
1956 America dropped the first H-bomb from a plane, on Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific
Oppenheimer remained more cautious, and Teller soon became convinced that Los Alamos, whose director, Norris Bradbury, was an Oppenheimer ally, was insufficiently dedicated to the H-bomb project.
Despite our best efforts, every now and then, we make the odd slip (yes, it was an A-bomb that destroyed Hiroshima and not an H-bomb, as August's Quizzical claimed), but we are proud of our good record in this area of magazine editing.
to H-Bomb air bases in North Central Russia"; "From Britain, 2 hrs.
government sues The Progressive in an attempt to prevent publication of the article "The H-Bomb Secret: How We Got It--Why We're Telling It.