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Is uranium used in atomic bombs?

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Yes, enriched uranium can be used in atomic bombs.

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Is uranium in atomic bombs?

Yes, uranium can be used in atomic bombs.


What is used in atomic bombs?

Uranium which is a fuel is used in atomic bombs and in nuclear power stations.


Which Element is used in atomic bombs?

Uranium-235


Is uranium used in rockets?

Uranium is not used for rockets but can be used for the atomic bombs sent by rockets.


How is uranium used in bombs?

Uranium was used in bombs as explosive. The nuclear fission of uranium-235 (or other isotopes) release a huge amount of energy.Now atomic bombs with uranium are rare; they are replaced by plutonium bombs or thermonuclear bombs (fusion bombs).


What do people use uranium for?

Uranium is used as a fuel in nuclear power plants, as well as a component of atomic bombs (although atomic bombs can also be made with plutonium instead of uranium).


What highly reactive mineral is used as a source of atomic energy for bombs?

No mineral. Two metals- uranium and plutonium- are used in atomic bombs.


What uranium atomic mass?

There are several isotopes of uranium. Most uranium atoms are U238 having an atomic mass of 238. Of course, it is U235 that is used in atomic bombs.


Why is uranium 238 used to make atomic bombs?

Uranium-235 (not uranium-238) is used in atomic bombs; under nuclear fission with neutrons uranium release an enormous quantity of energy (202,5 MeV per one atom of 235U).


What is uranium 235 used in?

Uranium-235 is used as nuclear fuel in nuclear power reactors and in atomic bombs.


What bombs is uranium used in?

Uranium is used in atomic bombs - bombs with uranium 235 (enriched more than 20%, with 92% or 93% being typical weapons grade uranium, also called orealloy for Oak Ridge Alloy).


What highly reactive Mineral is used as a good source of atomic energy for bombs?

No mineral. Two metals- uranium and plutonium- are used in atomic bombs.

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