At 5:29:45 a.m. Mountain Time on July 16, 1945, a 19-kiloton explosion was set off that would portend the end of World War II. Today, the site of the world’s first atomic bomb test is a National Historic Landmark. The…
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Wednesday that the country's uranium enrichment program has reached a target of 3,000 working centrifuges.
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In an atomic bomb, the energy or force of the weapon is derived only from nuclear fission - the splitting of the nucleus of heavy elements such as plutonium or highly enriched uranium into lighter nuclei.
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