A Nuclear Weapon is a bomb or missile that uses nuclear energy to cause an explosion.
What is a nuclear Weapon?
Known to be the most dangerous weapon on the planet, "One can destroy a whole city, potentially killing millions, and jeopardizing the natural environment and lives of future generations through its long-term catastrophic effects." (UNODA)
Have they ever been used?
In fact, these weapons have only been used by the U.S on Japan during world war 2, after the Japanese refused to surrender. Two nuclear bombs, by the names of little boy and Fat man were deployed to Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.
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Facts about nuclear weapons:
-When Robert Oppenheimer,theoretical physicist,witnessed the world’s first nuclear explosion, he uttered the now infamous words, “Now I am become death, destroyer of worlds.”
-A hydrogen bomb was once tested in space
-All nations across the world are almost guaranteed nuclear warfare, excluding Australia, and a few African countries.