The real foe of nuclear force is a nuclear war itself.
Nuclear energy has been released explosively by both nuclear fusion and nuclear fission.
The dangers of nuclear proliferation and confrontation cannot be understated (“Who will go nuclear next?”
(If flying dinosaurs were alive today and trained to drop nuclear bombs, the creatures may be considered nuclear weapons.)
Nuclear reactor, any of a class of devices that can initiate and control a self-sustaining series of nuclear fissions.
There is only one state with nuclear weapons, Israel, that does not also have nuclear reactors to generate electricity.
The International Atomic Energy Agency, the UN's nuclear watchdog, published its latest report on Iran's nuclear programme.
Some international relations theorists have rejected the idea that nuclear proliferation necessarily increases the likelihood of nuclear conflict.
Nuclear proliferation, the spread of nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons technology, or fissile material to countries that do not already possess them.
Nuclear power generated 30% of Japan’s electricity before the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear disaster, after which the country’s nuclear power stations were shut down.
"It will raise the nuclear threshold and help ensure that potential adversaries perceive no possible advantage in limited nuclear escalation, making nuclear employment less likely."
Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (1963), prohibited tests of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere, in outer space, and underwater, which thus effectively confined nuclear explosions to underground sites.
Most people think of Homer Simpson when they think of nuclear power, but the truth is that we have much safer nuclear technology that doesn’t result in unmanageable nuclear waste or a significant threat of meltdown.
That strategy involved the threat of massive retaliation against a nuclear attack, as both nations maintained arsenals of nuclear weapons large enough that either could survive a nuclear attack and still launch a devastating counterstrike.
He asks how long the beleaguered nuclear-power industry can survive—hobbled as it is by the association with nuclear weapons (“the Achilles’ heel of civil nuclear power”), a litany of disasters and the doomsday hyperbole of anti-nuclear activists.
Under the terms of the Non-Proliferation Treaty, signed in 1968, non-nuclear powers agreed to forgo nuclear weapons in exchange for the assurance that they could develop nuclear energy, and for a promise from nuclear powers to pursue disarmament in good faith.
Current developments in domestic and international nuclear power, safety, research, and opinion are published in Nuclear News (monthly), the magazine of the American Nuclear Society, and in Nuclear Future (semimonthly), the journal of Britain’s Nuclear Institute.
Some states, such as Libya, tried and failed to develop nuclear weapons; others, such as Argentina and Brazil, abandoned their nuclear weapons programs; and one state, South Africa, voluntarily dismantled its nuclear weapons and joined the NPT in 1991 as a non-nuclear-weapon state.
Every US president since Harry Truman, the only leader of a nuclear-armed state to authorize the use of nuclear force against an enemy, has had absolute authority over the use of nuclear weapons, and the "nuclear football" has been an important part of that presidential power for decades.
Dr Paul Dorfman, head of the international Nuclear Consulting Group, wrote last year that "the tense geopolitical environment in the Gulf makes nuclear a more controversial issue in this region than elsewhere, as new nuclear power provides the capability to develop and make nuclear weapons".
- constituting or like a nucleus
Example: annexation of the suburban fringe by the nuclear metropolis
- (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
Example: nuclear war
- of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
Example: nuclear physics
- of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell
Example: nuclear membrane
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