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Nuclear Weapons

Why are nuclear weapons dangerous?

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Nuclear weapons emit nuclear radiation, with gamma radiation being the most common and dangerous.

It is dangerous for any country to have nuclear weapons. In the case of India and Pakistan, there has been trouble between the two countries and if a war with nuclear weapons broke out between them, it would have severe consequences.

yes it is highly dangerous

No. Properly engineered nuclear power plants fail safe.

Nuclear weapons are extremely dangerous but there are pros and cons to the use of these weapons. The pros are that it can be the answer to terrorism as these can wipe out entire cities or countries. The cons are that these weapons are highly immoral and dangerous and the effects can last for decades.

Nuclear weapons are dangerous because they have not been around long enough to see the long term effects. They also may release many toxic chemicals.

About as dangerous as conventional weapons of the same yield, plus the radiation effects.

The use as an explosive in nuclear weapons.

Yes they are very effective. Nuclear weapons are dangerous and really effective to destroy all life on earth. They are very powerful.

Nuclear power produces nuclear waste, which can be dangerous. Nuclear power can also be used to produce material for nuclear weapons.

because Cuba is within 90 miles of Miami and nuclear weapons can easily travel farther than that

Nuclear weapons are dangerous because they can kill thousands in the initial blast, and leave an area dangerously radioactive for decades. Any who are exposed to this radiation may either die shortly after, or receive cancer.

It is absolutely the safest form of energy generation that we have. The perception of nuclear power being dangerous is created because we are also capable of making nuclear weapons. The concepts though are very different.

Yes, it is dangerous for the United States and the rest of the world because North Korea possesses nuclear weapons. However,we are doing many things to keep them in check.

Those that are nuclear, such as the nuclear bombs.

In nuclear weapons depots.

Zambia does not have nuclear weapons.

That's a pretty vague question, but Plutonium, Uranium, or Hydrogen would be the most dangerous due to their use in Nuclear Weapons.

Nuclear weapons are weapons which are fueled by nuclear energy. Examples of weapons that can be fueled by nuclear energy are missile warheads and bombs.

Actually it is good and bad. Nuclear energy can save many people lives but in can be used as nuclear weapons which are super dangerous. resulting in explosions.

nuclear deterrence - the idea that if you attack me with nuclear weapons then I will attack you back with nuclear weaponsmutual assured destruction - the idea that if you attack me with nuclear weapons then I will totally destroy you with nuclear weapons and if I attack you with nuclear weapons then you will totally destroy me with nuclear weapons - thus any nuclear attack by either party will result in the certain destruction of both parties

No, Canada does not have any nuclear weapons.

Yes, they are nuclear weapons.

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