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Originally posted by horten229v3
There have been several articles out of popular science, popular mechanics, and Discover magazine that have quoted that scientists at Los Alamos and LANL were considering building a "gigaton" nuclear weapon. It would be insane to make a planet killer weapon like that- also how could they possibly build that?
Originally posted by MCory1
Maybe this is just my own naivete, but couldn't the whole purpose of creating such a weapon--or even merely claiming to have created it--be more of a deterrant than anything else? As in trying to make sure NK doesn't get any funny ideas? I doubt it would really work very well as such; from past experience, we've seen that all that happens is the next guy will try and make a 2 gigaton weapon, so on and so forth. But then again, when was the last time the government did something logical?
Originally posted by ShatteredSkies
Thus where another Cold War comes in.
I would rather live a life of peace, than a life of fear.
Originally posted by deltaboy
if u want a gigabomb just dumped tritium all over the hydrogen nuke and it should make it go boom louder. dats how i dink it works u just have to test it .