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Hydrogen Bomb vs. Atomic Bomb: What’s The Difference?

Key Facts In This Video

  1. The original A-bombs worked by splitting the nuclei of heavy elements, turning them into smaller ones in a process called fission. 00:29

  2. Hydrogen bombs contain two hydrogen isotopes that smash together to form helium in a process called fusion. 01:22

  3. The largest man-made explosion ever was a three-stage Hydrogen bomb called Tsar Bomba. 02:24