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    In 1953 The Soviet Union built there first Atomic bomb and detonated somewhere in the deserts of Kazakhstan. This was not startling to the Americans until only two years later the soviet union produced their first and final Hydrogen Bomb. This bomb was code named Tsar Bomba; translated into King Bomb for it had the biggest pay load of fifty thousand megatons. After the United States and the Soviet Union built and tested their Hydrogen bombs they never made and more, at least for service. The Hydrogen bomb was deemed unfit for service by both countries due to the unpredictable composition that made up the bomb. Once the Hydrogen bomb was deemed unsafe it was cast aside and research was then focused on a more controllable type of missile. When Eisenhower came to be president of the United States he declared that Nuclear weapon projects were to have a reduced payload size; this in turn birthed the Thermonuclear Bomb. The Thermonuclear bomb then became the most widely stockpiled nuclear weaponry to this date…

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    Short Essay On Nuclear Age

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    18 to 24 months, nuclear power plants must shut down to remove and replace the "spent" uranium fuel. This spent fuel releases most of its energy as a result of the fission process and becomes radioactive waste. Most people today think that we get energy from fossil fuels and other fuels, but in reality we rely on Nuclear Power more than people think. From car battery to home energy, most of what energy we get is from Power plants and Nuclear energy. What we know from “Nuclear energy” is that in…

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    When it comes down to thoughts and ideas, everyone in the world thinks different even if the subject and all the other factors that help express the idea or belief are the same. The primary reason why people might think so different from each other must do mainly because everyone manipulates information given towards them differently. Some factors that alter the way that someone manipulates information are those such as culture, religion, age, and many others that a person is unconsciously…

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    Is a bomb that could wipe out hundreds and thousands of lives powerful? During World War 2 the city of Hiroshima and Nagasaki from Japan got devastated because of the United States bomb invention which is the nuclear bomb. United States dropped the first bomb on the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, according to the articles about 65,000 to 200,000 people kick the bucket. After the destruction of Hiroshima, Japan still did not surrender. United States dropped the second bomb on Nagasaki which…

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    Teller-Ulam design in the US. For another moment to digress props to us Americans for finally naming something differently. The test took place at Semipalatinsk Test Site in Kazakhstan. It wasn’t until the 1960’s when Russia developed the largest nuclear weapon ever detonated on Earth. On October 31, 1961 the Soviets tested their newest creation RDS-220 codenamed Tsar Bomba. The bomb was a three-stage hydrogen bomb that yielded around 50 megatons. This balances out to about ten times the amount…

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    Radar In The 1950's

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    In the 1950s, technology was slowly evolving and as it evolved so did the methods used in war and how Americans viewed the government and entertainment. Radar was one of the first advances to contribute to the war, then the development of the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer that helped develop the fusion bomb. Next, the first satellite was sent to revolve around the Earth, but it was from the Soviet Union, which resulted in Americans drive to develop Explorer 1. It ultimately…

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    For hydrogen bomb, it is unquestionable that the “ingredients” are made solely from hydrogen. However, that is not the case for atomic bomb. There is several elements available that can be used to make an atomic bomb. First material available is Uranium-235 which has been used by the United States during the Hiroshima bombing. The power produced by one kilogram of this element is equivalent to 15,000 tons of TNT (“How Do Nuclear Weapons Work?”). The other material that is available to use is…

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    In August 6, 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. The intention of the bomb was to end World War 2, but Americans did not realize how destructive the bomb would be on the Japanese citizens. Immediately after the bomb, victims reacted differently in what they found more important as they struggled to adapt with the aftermath of the bombing. In the book “Hiroshima” by John Hersey, he discusses the topic of survival amidst devastation through six survivors; he uses examples of the…

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    Los Alamos Research Paper

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    The events that ended World War II in Japan are well known. Feelings about the choice made to drop atomic bombs on Japan are varied. Some feel that the destruction could have been avoid, while others feel that the choice was unavoidable and possibly saved more lives than it took. The scientists that built the atom splitting bombs dealt with many of the same ethical questions still posed about the bombs. Ultimately, the decisions made about the bombs would affect numerous generations beyond…

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    It is estimated that there are over ten thousand nuclear weapons around the world, and depending on the size of the bomb, it would take as little as two thousand to destroy all of North America and just thirteen thousand more to destroy the entire world. We have all seen the footage of nuclear weapons being detonated; the force of it and the power of it is jaw dropping. We tend to forget just how powerful a nuclear bomb really is. Over the past decades, as technology and knowledge of nuclear…

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