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Nuclear weapons and security
Seminar on "Nuclear Weapons and Security" (2004 Delhi Policy Group)
|Statement||[V.R. Raghavan ... [et al.]]|
|Contributions||Raghavan, V. R., Delhi Policy Group, Nuclear Policy Stewardship Project|
|LC Classifications||UA11 .S386 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||83 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||83|
|LC Control Number||2005386762|
Nuclear safety is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "The achievement of proper operating conditions, prevention of accidents or mitigation of accident consequences, resulting in protection of workers, the public and the environment from undue radiation hazards". The IAEA defines nuclear security as "The prevention and detection of and response to, theft, . The book is a fiction about the nuclear weapons of France; the book also contains about ten chapters on true historical incidents involving nuclear weapons and strategy. Smyth, Henry DeWolf. Atomic Energy for Military Purposes. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press,
The United States developed the first nuclear weapons during World War II in cooperation with the United Kingdom and Canada as part of the Manhattan Project, out of the fear that Nazi Germany would develop them first. It tested the first nuclear weapon on J ("Trinity") at am, and remains the only country to have used nuclear weapons in war, devastating the . Nuclear weapon, device designed to release energy in an explosive manner as a result of nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, or a combination of the two. Fission weapons are commonly referred to as atomic bombs, and fusion weapons are referred to as thermonuclear bombs or, more commonly, hydrogen bombs.
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