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plutonium or uranium?

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which one of these is the most powerful or better to use in a nuclear weapon?

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The main advantage of plutonium in nuclear weapons is that the implosion lens is substantially smaller/lighter than a similar uranium one and thus you can fit a more powerful warhead on a ballastic missile.

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flyboy has just been added to 16 different FBI danger-lists. I wouldn't advise trying to take a plane in the next, say, 20 years or so.

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flyboy has just been added to 16 different FBI danger-lists. I wouldn't advise trying to take a plane in the next, say, 20 years or so.

 

Well... you never know whos watching you today :S

 

Cheers,

 

Ryan Jones

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I met this nuclear engineer once and we got to talking about bombs, a ways into the conversation, he asks me: “how do you know about all this stuff?” I was like: “Ummm… the Internet?”

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it just fasinates me what awesome power they have

 

and its not like im gonna try an build one in my backyard or anything

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it just fasinates me what awesome power they have

 

and its not like im gonna try an build one in my backyard or anything

 

We know. If it takes entire industrialized nations decades of research and development, I dont think many people are worried about people building them at home.

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say that to north korea, nukes aren't hard to build at all, once you have the supplies

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Considering some guy built a nuclear reactor in his back yard anything is possible....

 

Cheers,

 

Ryan Jones

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correct me if i am wrong......

the denser the atom, the more energy it holds. and when it breaks,(Fission or Fusion) smaller atoms are created, with a less dense core. there are leftover particles to compleate the nuclear reaction.

 

Fission or Fusion.... one Might release more energy one way than the other.(i'm not sure if i am right about that.....)

just something to think about.

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