The Causes And Dangers Of Nuclear And Nuclear Weapons

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What are nuclear weapons? Nuclear Weapons are bombs or missiles that use nuclear energy to cause an explosion of devastating range. Nuclear weapons were first being developed in 1949 when the Soviet Union developed them until the United States developed the hydrogen bomb in 1952 but was first used on live people on August 6, 1945, where the people of the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima and then three days later dropped another bomb at a Japanese city called Nagasaki. Out of the 286,00 people living there at the time of the explosion 74,000 people were killed and 75,000 sustained severe injuries. Nuclear weapons work like conventional bombs, which means they are designed to cause damage through an explosion that releases a large amount of energy in a short period of time. Unlike conventional bombs, though where the explosion is generated by a chemical reaction, which involves the rearrangement of atoms to form new molecules. In nuclear weapons, the explosion is instead generated by changing the atoms themselves, either by splitting them or fusing them together to create new atoms. The amount of energy released is also different in a nuclear reaction than a conventional bomb, for a conventional bomb since the amount of energy available within an atom is given by Einstein’s famous formula E=mc2, where E = energy, m = the mass and c = the speed of light. Since the energy available equals the mass multiplied by 9,000,000,000,000,000,000
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