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 When was the first hydrogen bomb built?

Answer The Atomic Energy Commission and the U.S. Department of Defense detonated the first workable hydrogen bomb on Nov. 1, 1952, at Enewetak Atoll Pacific Proving Ground in the Marshall Islands. The bom... Read More »
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How big is a hydrogen bomb?

Hydrogen bombs are measured in terms of explosive strength. According to NASA, the Tsar Bomb--the largest hydrogen bomb ever tested--weighed 27 metric tons with a 50 megaton explosion. This was 3,2... Read More »
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When was the hydrogen bomb developed?

Scientists from the United States, led by Edward Teller from the Manhattan Project, had an idea for a super bomb made from hydrogen. President Harry S. Truman ordered the development of the hydroge... Read More »
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Who invented the hydrogen bomb?

Edward Teller, in collaboration with Stanislaw Ulam, designed the first workable hydrogen bomb. Although he did not lead the project that produced the bomb, Teller remained a lifelong proponent of ... Read More »
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Is there radiation in a hydrogen bomb?

A hydrogen bomb or thermonuclear bomb is the most powerful of all nuclear bombs. Its yield is so high because hydrogen bombs use fusion instead of fission as in plutonium bombs. The resulting fusio... Read More »
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