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Copy from U.S. National Archives, RG 77-AEC. Chuck Hansen, The Swords of Armageddon: U.S. Nuclear Weapons Development Since 1945 (Sunnyvale, CA: Chukelea Publications, 1995)

Little Boy, Fat Man, and Trinity

By: Thomas Ahern, Journalist
On August 6th, 1945, an atomic bomb known as Little Boy was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, Japan.
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Why Thorium Rocks

By: Reece von Elling, Journalist
Nuclear fission is the most powerful source of energy at human disposal. But it only makes up 2% of the energy used in our modern world. Why?
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The German V-2 Rocket

The German V-2 Rocket

By: Lucas Nguyen, Journalist

The V-2 Rocket is a German-designed rocket and considered to be the first long range ballistic guided missile in the world which was used post war by the Allies for their atomic warheads. How It Works The...

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The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power

By: Philip Hughes, Journalist
What are the Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power and is it better compared to others? There are a lot of benefits to nuclear energy, but there are also some problems with it, along with there being two different types. So, is nuclear energy what we need right now, or just another problem with the world?
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Fission and Fusion – What is it?

By: Aidan Musgrove, Journalist
Fission and fusion, the two most clean energy sources we have yet to discover, but we can only harness one.
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What Would Happen If We Detonated All Nuclear Bombs at Once?

What Would Happen If We Detonated All Nuclear Bombs at Once?

By: Anokhi Basavaraju, Journalist
The worlds first atomic bombs killed a total of 120,000 people and more due to radiation exposure. But what would happen if we detonated all nuclear bombs on Earth at once? Well it wouldn't be pretty.
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Nuclear Weapons

By: Marija Petrushevska , Journalist
Nuclear weapons were first discovered in 1938, they were made for future wars. If these weapons are used, they can cause a lot of damage to our environment.
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U.S. Department of Defense

How does a nuclear bomb work?

By: Ali iskandar, Author
Nuclear fission produces the atomic bomb, a weapon of mass destruction that uses power released by the splitting of atomic nuclei. When a single free neutron strikes the nucleus of an atom of radioactive material like uranium or plutonium, it knocks two or three more neutrons free. That cycle keeps going on for about five minutes.
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Tsar Bomba – The Soviet Union’s Mega Bomb

By: Jason Reznikov, Journalist
The Tsar Bomba was a powerhouse of a bomb big enough to wipe out New York City.
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Britannica.com

Fukushima Daiichi Disaster

By: Andrew Hogge, Journalist
The Fukushima disaster happened in 2011 in japan, This was the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in the 80's
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How Nukes Work

By: Abiral Gurung, Journalist
Have you ever wondered how a nuke works?
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