In reply to Jed Rothwell's message of Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:56:04 -0400:
If all the fission energy in 20 lb. of Pu239 were released it would be over
175000 tons of TNT.
If the bomb only yields 20 tons it is incredibly inefficient. I would expect
more like 20000 tons.
>H LV <hveeder...@gmail.com> wrote:
>The smallest nuke was the Davy Crockett weighing 76 lbs with an explosive
>> yield of 20 Tons of TNT.
>That's small! The critical mass of Pu is around 20 lb. 56 lbs of other
>What an idiotic weapon.
Robin van Spaandonk
local asymmetry = temporary success