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a measure of explosive power (of an atomic weapon) equal to that of one million tons of TNT

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one million tons

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"We worked a lot with Forest on his character because it was the first time we had a real opponent against Liam," says Megaton. "What makes this cop lovable, smart, more human?
Once more co-written by Luc Besson and directed by the returning Olivier Megaton, Taken 3 is an increasingly explosive by-numbers thriller.
EXEC PRODUCERS: Olivier Megaton, Gary Scott-Thompson, Thomas Anargyros, Edouard de Vesinne
In another memo Home Office scientific advisers "find it difficult to see why an enemy would wish to deliver a three-megaton attack on Swansea when, in their view, one megaton on each target would be sufficient to cause almost complete destruction of those cities".
STARRING: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Luke Grimes, Rade Serbedzija, Leland Orser, Jon Gries DIRECTOR: Olivier Megaton CERTIFICATE: 12A RUNNING TIME: 90 mins REVIEWER'S RATING: ???
It would be funny if it was meant ironically but director Olivier Megaton plays things depressingly straight.
There will be several large coal producers with annual capacities ranging from 50 to 100 megatons each, and the total number of coal companies will be limited through mergers and acquisitions to 4,000, with an average annual coal output of more than 1 megaton.
Colombiana is a pacy revenge thriller distinguished by a far better performance from Saldana than Olivier Megaton's film deserves.
Everyone in the US should read Charles Pellegrino's excellent book "The Last Train from Hiroshima," to understand the immediate devastation wrought by nuclear bombs about 1/5000th the size of the 50 megaton (that's 50 million tons of TNT) thermonuclear "Tsar Bomba" that the Soviet Union detonated over extreme north central Russia on Oct.
BAD POINTS: When a humourless film is made by a director who has rebranded himself as Olivier Megaton, you know where the emphasis will be.
Director: Olivier Megaton. Star rating: ??LMMAKER Luc Besson continues to indulge his passion for gun-toting femmes in this action-packed romp.
The difference in the death tolls is largely because Israel is believed to have more nuclear weapons of very muc h higher yield (some of 1 megaton), and Israel is deploying the Arrow advan ced anti-missile system in addition to its Patriot batteries.
It was much harder work for O'Brien on Megaton, who was sent off 4-7 favourite for the intermediate hurdle on his first run in nearly ten months but hit the second-last flight and was all out to hold off Glacial Rambler by a neck.
1957 Britain exploded the first British thermonuclear bomb in megaton range at Christmas Island in the Central Pacific