Essays Tagged: "nuclear bombs"

The Issue of Freedom.

en fighting against anything which is an obstacles by using swords, shields, and, now, hydrogen and nuclear bombs, with seriously destructive power and influence. Warmongers are convinced that wars br ...

(5 pages) 85 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Formaldehyde and all about it.

odies, but newer more efficient ways have been developed. At one time it was used in the testing of nuclear bombs.Formaldehyde is very toxic. You will die if you swallow anywhere from 10 to 20 millili ...

(2 pages) 99 5 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Atomic Energy: Good and Bad; explains the pros and cons of atomic energy and whether the good outweighs the bad.

The use of nuclear energy is controversial because it can be used to wreak havoc upon mankind. Fission, or the ... ldings were desotryed and thousands of innocent civilians were killed. After that, the world viewed nuclear bombs as dangerous new weapons that could devestate entire cities.Also, the radiation releas ... diation released from nuclear fission is harmful to living organisms. In 1986, a steam buildup in a nuclear reactor in Chornobyl, Ukraine caused an explosion that released tons of radiation into conta ...

(2 pages) 77 1 3.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Nuclear Weapons.

Nuclear weapons are explosive devices, bombs, or warheads that release nuclear energy. Their destruc ... e nuclear energy. Their destructive power comes from the core of the atom, the nucleus. One type of nuclear weapon, the atom bomb, and uses the energy released when nuclei of heavy elements like urani ... uclei of heavy elements like uranium or plutonium, split apart. A second even more powerful type of nuclear weapon, the hydrogen bomb, and uses the energy released when nuclei of light elements, types ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Non-renewable fuel sources: Nuclear fuel

The biggest environmental issue facing us today is radiation; from reactors, nuclear bombs, bomb sites, nuclear manufactures. Nuclear submarines, Uranium mines, waste shipments ... in the world, not to mention the loss of many Aboriginal sacred art sites.Another major impact that nuclear fuel presents is the disposal of waste, as all of the waste created by nuclear energy is rad ... leak, which could go unchecked for quite some time.In the April of 1986 reactor 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded. Radioactive fallout from Chernobyl spread throughout Europe and even r ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

What were America's fears during the Cold War?

or two reasons. One reason was why the American people feared the Soviet was because the Soviet had nuclear bombs. The other reason was that the Soviet was the first to put up an orbiting satellite, w ... ped from Eisenhower's new program called the "New Look."Massive retaliation was the threat of using nuclear weapons that made the enemy thinks twice before attack. The policy, however, had two dangero ...

(3 pages) 109 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Japan and the A-Bombs, was it really necessary? A reaction to Paul Fussell's 1981 article, "Thank God for the Atom Bomb."

On August 6, 1945, an American plane dropped one of the world's first nuclear bombs on Hiroshima. Three days later, another plane dropped a second bomb on the city of Nag ... panese civilians, and, according to Paul Fussell, they ended the war, but did they really? Were the nuclear bombs actually necessary? The answer to this question is, undoubtedly, no. The United States ... ion is, undoubtedly, no. The United States had no right or reason to cast the world into the age of nuclear warfare, and doing so was wrong not only politically and militarily, but also morally.Politi ...

(3 pages) 70 1 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Essay on Tsunami, December 26th 2004 the disaster that was caused by the Tsuanmi, and it takes a look into its sociological persepctives

was classified as a tsunami, a tsunami holding immense power equivalent to the destruction of three nuclear bombs. Tsunami waves can become more than 30 feet high as they come into shore and can rush ...

(8 pages) 128 1 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The dropping of the atomic bombs on japan, right or wrong?

tomic bomb that ultimately killed about 70,000 people was dropped on Nagasaki.The dropping of these nuclear bombs is perhaps one of the most debated decisions in history. There are many arguments as t ... By 1939 scientists in Britain, France and the U.S were investigating the military possibilities of nuclear energy, and they were concerned that Germany also might be attempting to create the bomb. Th ...

(12 pages) 186 2 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Necessary to save American lives.

against the powerful Axis army. To counter what could lead into an American defeat, we launched two nuclear bombs, the first two ever used in wartime. The two bombings were in a three day span with Hi ... le agreed with the United States taking such drastic actions, such as the scientists developing the nuclear bomb who said, " Are we to go on shedding American blood when we have available a means to s ...

(8 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

What were the main reasons why the US and the USSR moved to detente in 1963-1975?

ed of the war that might break out betwixt them, since it would no longer be an ordinary war, but a nuclear war, which would very likely annihilate the whole human race, the mutually assured destructi ... n July 16, 1945, the success of US in the Trinity Atomic Test marked the starting of a new era--the nuclear era. Merely 4 years after the America, on August 29, 1949, the USSR also successfully tested ...

(6 pages) 54 0 3.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

The Affects Of Chewing Tobbaco

ied from the effects of Chew in 00'.A. Chewing tobacco contains some of the same chemicals found in nuclear bombs.B. Mouth cancer causes doctors to remove parts of your tongue, jaw, and lips.C. The ti ...

(1 pages) 414 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Have You Ever Thought About Nuclear War And How It Affects Your Everyday Life?

Nuclear War Have you ever thought about nuclear war and how it affects your everyday life? In a madd ... t affects your everyday life? In a madder of minutes large parts of are country can be taken out by nuclear bombs. Nuclear consists of many different types of nuclear artillery and, many types of plan ... submarines. Also it consists of many effects, accidents, and a history of attacks. These aspects of nuclear war range far from any other type of war.First, are the types of artillery in nuclear war. O ...

(5 pages) 612 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nucular war

NUCLEAR WARFARE Nuclear Weapons are explosive devices made to release nuclear energy. The first atom ... al compound. Such chemical processes release only the energy of the outermost electrons in the atom.Nuclear explosives involve energy sources within the core, or nucleus, of the atom. The A-bomb gaine ... Major General Lesle Groves.After the war, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission became in charge of all nuclear matters, including weapons research. Other types of bombs were developed to tap the energy o ...

(6 pages) 758 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

William Stafford

al with technology, new ideas and the invasion of humans into the natural habitats of many animals. Nuclear bombs and weapons created in World War II to win the war. These were made without fully unde ... ss has caused great damage to the oceans through oil spills, such as in the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. Nuclear power plant explosions in PA and Russia were also caused because of human error. In Indonesi ...

(9 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Do You Think Nuclear Weapons Should Be Kept In Our

I think that nuclear weapons should not be kept in our society. I think this because if one get set off accidenta ... ety will blow up. Also if a foreign country bombs us it might not hurt us but if they hit where the nuclear bombs are we will all die.I think that nuclear weapons are too dangerous and powerful for th ... ons are too dangerous and powerful for this world, especially to be kept in our society. One single nuclear bomb could destroy a whole city or perhaps a little country, they are stupid they will just ...

(2 pages) 501 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Nuclear Meltdown

Nuclear Meltdown On April 25th, 1986 the worst nuclear power accident occurred at 1:23 am at Chernob ... the clean up of the explosion cost the Soviets $12.8 billion.The Chernobyl accident is equal to 500 nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima. The contamination has affected 17 million people worldwide to a deg ... ee. The contamination even spread all the way to North America. The whole world was affected by the nuclear meltdown, yet we do not realize it. Considering it happened only 16 years ago, the area arou ...

(2 pages) 393 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Horses “The Horses” by Edwin Muir is still very

will have chosen to investigate in this essay."The Horses" concerns the aftermath of a devastating nuclear war. Edwin Muir describes the sheer horrors and immense tragedy. He illustrates the uninhabi ... or their use.There are many different themes in this poem but I feel the most significant theme was nuclear war. Edwin Muir stresses the effects of nuclear war, which is still a massive issue in today ...

(4 pages) 8413 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Cat's Cradle Analysis: It’s the End of the World

eat insight into the characters. Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle attempts to show the audience the evils of nuclear weapons and developing science. His novel shows many impressive themes and wonderfully descr ... at's Cradle is evident throughout the whole book. The predominant symbol is that of ice-9 to modern nuclear weapons. Even though using one or two nuclear bombs might not totally destroy the earth as w ...

(8 pages) 2187 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Nuclear Crisis: North Korean and American Relations

eal and present danger of a North Korean regime collapse, combined with North Korea's possession of nuclear weapons have merged together to form an unavoidable crisis for the United States. The threat ... ious problem for Eastern Asia, the United States, and the rest of the world. We cannot chance loose nuclear weapons in the case of regime collapse. The problem is not a nuclear North Korea, but a nucl ...

(9 pages) 59 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security