H-bomb


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  • noun

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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I was then sent to meet with the director of the Nuclear Weapon Research Institute to be briefed on the H-bomb project and to discuss the Q-5's capability.
Because of his exceptional understanding of the way materials behave under stress and his genius at finding mathematical solutions to physical problems, he was subjected to tremendous pressure to work not only on the original H-bomb but also on its myriad refinements.
Since China has already possessed atom bomb and H-bomb technologies, it is quite logical and natural for it to master the neutron bomb technology through its own efforts over a reasonable short period of time," he said.
The heroic spirit that was once needed to develop the H-bomb, the atom bomb and the satellite years ago is needed again to accomplish this task.
Finally, he masterminded the 1979 publication of an article exposing the secret behind the H-bomb.
detonated an H-bomb over Bikini Atoll that was a thousand times more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
Beneath the quiet, funny, luminous first-person universe of adolescence, where the big question seems to be what base you just got to with your last date, The Mortician's Apprentice offers up a blacker, colder space dominated by earthquakes, a McCarthy-ized culture, and a big bright bulk named Crutchfield who's in love with the H-bomb.
The studio continues to be advised throughout development by Wes Miller, pro rider and the founder of H-Bomb Films, known for showcasing his team's incredible stunts.
Illnesses caused by the atomic bomb continue to haunt me," said Tsuboi, one of the chairpersons of the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations.
Major Bill Campbell, who served in the Borneo confrontation and was just 18 when he guarded the H-bomb tests on Christmas Island, told the Chronicle he was touched by the story.
The world knows nothing about this H-Bomb leap into history.
The reactor was built after World War II to make some of Britain's first nuclear bombs, and then pressed into service to make tritium for an H-bomb, pushing the reactors beyond their limits and causing the blaze.
IN response to DE Freeman's letter (June 14), I was on Christmas Island in 1957 when I saw an H-Bomb explosion.
London, February 3( ANI ): A 45-metre lump of space rock with the destructive power of an H-bomb will narrowly miss Earth on February 15, it has been reported.
I was on the island when they detonated a H-Bomb 100 times more powerful than the one they dropped over Nagasaki.