Great Britain and nuclear bombs

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Great Britain and nuclear Bombs by Max Josef Schmid Introduction Today many people do not know that Great Britain is a nuclear power. Of course Russia, France and the United States of America tested thousands of atomic bombs during the last fifty years. However, Great Britains is still in possession of large amounts of these weapons. This country was the third country, who became a thermonuclear power after some tests on the Christmas Islands. Types of nuclear Weapons à An atomic bomb consists of highly radioactive material like plutonium 239 or uranium 235. A chain reaction is provoked by an initiator. The whole thing explodes. à The hydrogen bomb, or thermonuclear bomb, initially works much like an atomic bomb, with a fission chain reaction. However the heat and force is reflected by a ...

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