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Bomb 15 Vocab

LA Bomb 15 Vocab Terms

Radioactive emitting or relating to the emission of ionizing radiation or particles
Theoretical Physics a branch of physics which employs mathematical models and abstractions of physical objects and systems to rationalize, explain and predict natural phenomena
Uranium the chemical element of atomic number 92, a gray, dense radioactive metal used as a fuel in nuclear reactors
Fission the action of dividing or splitting something into two or more parts
Allied Powers countries that opposed the Axis Powers during WW2 (opposed Hitler)
Axis Powers countries that opposed the Allied forces during WW2 (opposed US)
Agent Cultivation agents who gather information on a potential source
Chain Reaction a chemical reaction or other process in which the products themselves promote or spread the reaction, which under certain conditions may accelerate dramatically
Saboteurs a person who engages in sabotage
Plutonium the chemical element of atomic number 94, a dense silvery radioactive metal of the actinide series, used as a fuel in nuclear reactors and as an explosive in nuclear fission weapons.
Monopoly the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or service
Implosion the act of imploding; a bursting inward
Little Boy the codename for the type of atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
Fat Man the codename for the type of atomic bomb that was detonated over Nagasaki
Fusion the process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity
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