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synonyms for thermonuclear

  • atom-powered
  • fissionable
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How to use thermonuclear in a sentence

On January 27, 1996, France conducted Xouthos, its 210th and final live nuclear test, detonating a thermonuclear warhead beneath the Fangataufa lagoon in the southern Pacific Ocean.
INSIDE FRANCE’S SUPER-COOLED, LASER-POWERED NUCLEAR TEST LABKELSEY D. ATHERTONAUGUST 1, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
The sun roils with heat as thermonuclear reactions in its center produce high amounts of energy.
HOW WORRIED SHOULD WE BE ABOUT SOLAR FLARES AND SPACE WEATHER?EVA BOTKIN-KOWACKIJULY 31, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
Climate change threatens human lives and livelihoods at a scale perhaps unmatched by any other issue short of global thermonuclear war, and governments haven’t come anywhere close to adequately addressing it despite decades of efforts.
THE MANCHIN-SCHUMER DEAL MAY HAVE SAVED THE CLIMATE FIGHTJUSTIN WORLANDJULY 29, 2022TIME
The United States has allocated over $400 million for research in controlled thermonuclear reactors to date and the USSR more than twice that amount.
FROM THE ARCHIVES: HOW WE COVERED FUSION POWERTHE EDITORSFEBRUARY 23, 2022MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
A fusion reactor, or a fusion power plant or thermonuclear reactor, is a device that scientists can use to create electrical power from the energy released in a nuclear fusion reaction.
ENERGY FROM NUCLEAR FUSION JUST GOT A LITTLE BIT MORE FEASIBLEANGELY MERCADOJANUARY 11, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
Inside a nuclear warhead, a plutonium pit is crucial to setting off the sequence of reactions that make a thermonuclear explosion.
WHY LOS ALAMOS LAB IS WORKING ON THE TRICKY TASK OF CREATING NEW PLUTONIUM CORESKELSEY D. ATHERTONDECEMBER 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Although the glider reportedly missed its target by about 25 miles, the error would be negligible if, say, it was carrying a thermonuclear warhead targeting an American city.
CHINA ALLEGEDLY TESTED A NUCLEAR-CAPABLE HYPERSONIC WEAPON. NOW WHAT?W.J. HENNIGANOCTOBER 20, 2021TIME
Tiny crystals of uranium could set off massive explosions within a dead star, physicists propose, making for a cosmic version of a thermonuclear bomb.
URANIUM ‘SNOWFLAKES’ COULD SET OFF THERMONUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS OF DEAD STARSEMILY CONOVERMARCH 30, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The stars form from pockets of cold gas that contract under their own gravity and ignite thermonuclear fusion in their centers.
ASTRONOMERS SPOTTED A RARE GALAXY SHUTTING DOWN STAR FORMATIONLISA GROSSMANJANUARY 20, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Larch put off another entertainment of small stuff, with a fifty megaton thermonuclear, viewscreen-piloted, among them.
SPACE VIKINGHENRY BEAM PIPER
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WORDS RELATED TO THERMONUCLEAR

  • atom-powered
  • fissionable
  • thermonuclear
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