- n a nuclear weapon that releases atomic energy by union of light (hydrogen) nuclei at high temperatures to form helium
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- '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 ...
Jan. 8, 2014 - AFP via Yahoo! News
- 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.
Jan. 7, 2014 - Local 10 Miami
- Vitaly Ginzburg in Los Angeles Times
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."
- Malcolm McDowell in Scotsman
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.