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What is a neutron bomb?

  Okay, you asked. A neutron bomb is a weapon designed and constructed specifically to deliver a large(r) dose of radiation over a broad area to increase the lethality of (MORE)

Who made the neutron bomb?

The neutron bomb is generally credited to Samuel Cohen of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, who developed the concept in 1958. Although initially opposed by Presiden (MORE)

Is a neutron bomb more deadlier than a nuclear bomb?

A neutron bomb is a nuclear bomb. Specifically a neutron bomb is a modified fusion (hydrogen) bomb. In a standard fusion bomb the fusion tamper is Uranium-238. This absorbs t (MORE)

What is the surprising effect of the neutron bomb?

A neutron bomb, or enhanced radiation weapon (ERW), is a type of tactical nuclear weapon designed specifically to release a large portion of its energy as energetic neutron ra (MORE)

Does the US have neutron bombs?

"Enhanced radiation" weapons, including the 'neutron bomb', havebeen stricken from the US inventory and are (probably) no longer a part ofstrategic planning.
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How does the neutron bomb work?

A neutron bomb is a type of hydrogen bomb. It actually was a  development that came from the late 1950s work by the US to make  "clean hydrogen bombs" that produced very lit (MORE)

Why do neutron bombs can kill people?

Neutron bombs are designed to release massive amounts of radiation but not leave behind high levels of long-term radiation. Specifically, it is engineered to release much of i (MORE)