h-bomb h-bomb

Definition(s):

  • (n) a nuclear weapon that releases atomic energy by union of light (hydrogen) nuclei at high temperatures to form helium

News

  1. 'Global sunscreen' plan could wreck tropics: study

    An idea by the father of the H-bomb to slow global warming by sowing the stratosphere with light-reflecting particles could wreck the weather system in the tropics, a study said Wednesday. "The risks from this kind of geo-engineering are huge," said Andrew Charlton-Perez, a meteorologist at Britain's University of Reading. In 1997, US nuclear physicist Edward Teller and other scientists ...
    on January 8, 2014     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

  2. On this day: January 7

    Galileo spots some of Jupiter's moons, the Harlem Globetrotters play their first game, Truman announces the development of the H-bomb, and President Clinton's impeachment trial begins, all on this day.
    on January 7, 2014     Source: Local 10 Miami

Quotes

  1. "The Chinese People's Liberation Army has just celebrated its 80th founding anniversary. Although you did not attend the conference the Party held to mark the achievements, including the A-bomb, H-bomb and satellite, everybody keeps you in mind. We...
    on Aug 5, 2007 By: Wen Jiabao Source: China Daily

  2. "I do not think that either of these ideas was terribly bright," Ginzburg said in a recent interview with the American Institute of Physics, "but together they made it possible to create the H-bomb."
    on Nov 9, 2009 By: Vitaly Ginzburg Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "IT WAS LIKE AN H-BOMB UNDER the British establishment," says Malcolm McDowell on the chat-track for If ......, Lindsay Anderson's incendiary anti-authoritarian tirade set in an English public school.
    on Jul 22, 2007 By: Malcolm McDowell Source: Scotsman

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