Atomic Bomb

  • (noun): 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).
    Synonyms: atom bomb, A-bomb, fission bomb, plutonium bomb

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Munir Ahmad Khan
... nuclear engineer, scientist, who served as the chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) from 1972 to 1991 ... side as the "father of the Pakistan's atomic bomb project", for his role in Pakistan's integrated atomic bomb project the clandestine Cold war program developed the atomic weapons that ultimately ... adviser to the newly created PAEC, and used his position in the International Atomic Energy Agency for lobbying for country's industrial nuclear power development ...
Laggin' Dragon (B-29) - Airplane History
... of the fifteen Silverplate B-29s delivered to the 509th Composite Group for use in the atomic bomb operation ... Assigned to the 393d Bomb Squadron, Crew A-2 (Capt ... There each loaded one of three Fat Man atomic bomb assemblies (without the plutonium core, which had left the day before by courier on one of the 509th CG's C-54 Skymaster transports) in its bomb bay for conveyance to ...
Munir Ahmad Khan - Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) - Plutonium Test: Chagai-II
... the plutonium route and favoured the uranium atomic bomb ... when a joint work of scientists produced the artificial non-nuclear fission reaction at Kirana Atomic Tests Site (KATS) where the reactor-grade plutonium was used to defer the weapon to go fission ... In May 1998, the success of plutonium bomb was proved when it was reported that PAEC conducted a test of a powerful plutonium device, Chagai-II, to ...
Tsutomu Yamaguchi - BBC Controversy
... that included examples of black humor such as asking if the bomb had "landed on him and bounced off." A clip from the episode was uploaded by the BBC after the show, but was later deleted ... appeared on NHK's national evening news and said "I cannot forgive the atomic bomb experience being laughed at in Britain, which has nuclear weapons of ... I think this shows that the horror of atomic bomb is not well enough understood in the world ...
Town Of Evening Calm, Country Of Cherry Blossoms - Plot - Country of Cherry Blossoms (Sakura No Kuni)
... Ishikawa, the daughter of Minami's brother Asahi (and thus second-generation atomic bomb victim), is a tomboy nicknamed "Goemon" by her classmates, to her disgust ... they believe his asthma is a result of the atomic bomb ... Asahi begins tutoring Kyoka because her teachers believe she is stupid due to the atomic bomb ...

Famous quotes related to atomic bomb:

    The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky.
    Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    One has to look out for engineers—they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb.
    Marcel Pagnol (1895–1974)

    When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and you argue about what to do about it only after you have had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.
    J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904–1967)