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Nuclear weapon - Wikipedia


A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or a combination of fission and ...

Nuclear Weapons – UNODA


Nuclear weapons are the most dangerous weapons on earth. One can destroy a whole city, potentially killing millions, and jeopardizing the natural environment ...

Nuclear Weapons - The New York Times


News about nuclear weapons. Commentary and archival information about atomic weapons from The New York Times.

How Do Nuclear Weapons Work? | Union of Concerned Scientists


Sep 30, 2016 ... At the center of every atom is a nucleus. Nuclear weapons work by splitting those nuclei apart.

UN votes to start negotiating treaty to ban nuclear weapons | World ...


Oct 27, 2016 ... In the UN's disarmament and international security committee, 123 nations voted in favour of a nuclear ban treaty, 38 opposed and 16 ...

Nuclear arsenals | ICAN


Nine countries together possess more than 15,000 nuclear weapons. The United States and Russia maintain roughly 1,800 of their nuclear weapons on ...

nuclear weapon | Britannica.com


Jan 12, 2016 ... Nuclear weapon, device designed to release energy in an explosive manner as a result of nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, or a combination of ...

The Most Dangerous Nuclear Weapon in America's Arsenal | The ...


Jul 28, 2015 ... The B61-12 isn't America's most destructive nuclear bomb, but it could very well be its most dangerous.

Nuclear weapons | World news | The Guardian


Sep 29, 2016 ... Rouhani: we won't let Trump tear up US–Iran nuclear deal ... Nuclear weapons: how foreign hotspots could test Trump's finger on the trigger.

World Nuclear Weapon Stockpile | Ploughshares Fund


Nine countries in the world possess a total of 15,375 nuclear weapons. The United States and Russia account for 93 percent of them. Since their peak in the  ...

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Nuclear Weapons: Who Has What at a Glance | Arms Control ...


Aug 10, 2016 ... Seeking to prevent the nuclear weapon ranks from expanding further, the United States and other like-minded states negotiated the nuclear ...

How Nuclear Bombs Work | HowStuffWorks


Nuclear bombs are the most serious looming threat in just about any major conflict. Learn what gives nuclear bombs such immense power and what the ...

Nuclear weapon missing since 1950 'may have been found' - BBC ...


Nov 7, 2016 ... A diver off the west coast of Canada may have found a US nuclear weapon missing since 1950.