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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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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.
Based on this knowledge, our study asked: How are the experiences of the A-bomb survivors remembered?
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 paper birds came to be a world-wide symbol of peace through the courage and determination of Sadako, a young Japanese girl with leukemia caused by radiation from the A-bomb in 1945.
More than 200 guests and dignitaries were at the launcch of the city's first ever Peace Month, which saw the unveiling of the Hiroshima-Nagasaki A-Bomb Exhibition at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum.
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.
Sorry to spoil the party, but that period also gave us the Berlin airlift, the Korean War and the stockpiling of canned food at elementary schools because an A-bomb attack was expected to commence at any instant.
The research was carried out between 1954 and 1970 amid fears - later confirmed - that A-bomb tests in the US and USSR were a major danger to health.
The H-bomb was Teller's greatest love, and he pursued it with undeviating passion even during the war, to the irritation of colleagues who were still trying to figure out how to make an A-bomb work.
Presiding Judge Takaaki Okabe dismissed the government's appeal of the lower court ruling nullifying the government's decision not to recognize the man as an A-bomb disease patient in 1985.
She hits you like an A-Bomb, and like the misunderstood atom, Jordan--slightly built, soft-voiced and with a sweetly infectious laugh--is often underestimated by those against whom she finds herself in opposition.