atomic bomb : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n 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)
News & Articles
- Trinity Site cancelled
The Trinity Site Open House scheduled for Oct. 5, 2013 is cancelled. The next Trinity Site Open House will be held on April 5, 2014. Trinity Site is where the world’s first atomic bomb was tested at 5:29:45 a.m. Mountain War Time on July 16, 1945.
June 13, 2013 - Missile Ranger
- Pandora's Promise ( 2013 )
The most popular movies among NYTimes.com readers. The atomic bomb and meltdowns like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster. But what if we've got nuclear power wrong?
June 11, 2013 - New York Times
- Los Alamos Lab gets its own app
The once-secretive government lab that gave birth to the atomic bomb now offers history and news to anyone with an iPhone.
June 10, 2013 - Federal Computer Week