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a nuclear weapon in which enormous energy is released by nuclear fission (splitting the nuclei of a heavy element like uranium 235 or plutonium 239)

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One of the galleries in the museum relates the entire story of the events, the meetings and correspondences leading to the final decision to drop the A-bomb on Hiroshima.
While saying the possible visit would be meaningful if realized, Kazushi Kaneko, 84, director general of the Hiroshima Council of A-Bomb Sufferers Organizations, said ''As (Obama) speaks of a 'nuclear free world,' he should come here of his own will.
To Alperovitz, the reason is obvious: When the A-bomb became available, the United States shifted its goal from ending the war with Soviet entry to ending the war without Soviet entry.
Based on this knowledge, our study asked: How are the experiences of the A-bomb survivors remembered?
And Japanese A-bomb survivors from Nagasaki said they deserved the prize instead
Quite simply, without the kind of space that Tuymans opened for painting, it is almost inconceivable that a canvas like Sasnal's Widlik could sit comfortably within a stream of production that also includes such disparate works as his A-Bomb and Untitled.
The world's most advanced bomber of its time, it takes its place in history as one of only two aircraft (both B-29s) to drop an A-bomb in combat.
Use of A-Bomb Survivor Studies as a Basis for Nuclear Worker Compensation [Letter].
Each workshop will be in the paper crane corner of gallery six of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki A-Bomb exhibition which continues at the Herbert in Jordan Well until Wednesday.
Japanese Ambassador to the UK His Excellency Masaki Orita (left) launches an international peace event in Coventry yesterday with Nagasaki A-Bomb survivor Yoshiro Yamawaki, as a young boy prays.
The $25,000 NHK President's Prize for the Best High Definition TV Entry went to Drawing A-Bomb Memories, a Japanese documentary.
But just for good measure, he also damaged books by Gay Talese and the historian Peter Gay, and even defaced a book of poetry by Mark Levine entitled Enola Gay, referring to the plane that dropped the A-bomb on Hiroshima.
BRITAIN exploded its first A-bomb at Trimoulle in the Monte Bello Islands, 60 miles off Australia, in 1952.
The residents to be covered will include 5,000 A-bomb survivors in the city.
military retaliation, is scheduled to meet Hiroshima Mayor Tadatoshi Akiga and A-bomb survivors Aug.