Why is the nuclear fission reaction considered better

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  • Jürgen Altmann
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This chapter introduces basic natural science and shows its application for war and peace. Section 2.1 lays down the most important basics of calculating with variables and physics, as far as they are used here - also in later chapters; it has to be worked through - at the most, without referring to Sections 2.1.10 to 2.1.12. Sub-chapters 2.2 and 2.3 on nuclear weapons are important, in sub-chapter 2.4 on target accuracy, the quantitative parts of the K value can be skimmed over when reading it for the first time. The short sub-chapter 2.5 on war deaths is important for classification.

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