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This Is How North Korea Will Develop A Hydrogen Bomb

12 Jul 2018, 14:01 UTC
This Is How North Korea Will Develop A Hydrogen Bomb
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An activist with a mask of Kim Jong-un (L), and another with a mask of U.S. President Donald Trump (R), march with a model of a nuclear rocket during a demonstration against nuclear weapons in Berlin, Germany. The event was organized by peace advocacy organizations including the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2017. (Adam Berry/Getty Images)North Korea’s statements, actions, and the physics of how to do it all point to the same terrifying conclusion.There are few things in this world that have the capability to destroy as much as a nuclear bomb. While history looks back on the 1945 bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with horror, it’s vital to remember that, in terms of energy yields, these fission bombs were less than 0.1% as powerful as modern hydrogen bombs.During the 21st century, North Korea has performed five separate nuclear tests, all verified by the incontrovertible science of seismology. The most recent, in 2017, yielded enough energy to kill more than 2 million people if it were detonated in a populous area like Seoul, South Korea. Despite multiple promises to denuclearize over the years, the nuclear threat looms larger than ever. ...

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