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    Explosive lens compressing an aluminum sphere - GIF

    Explosive lens compressing an aluminum sphere. Implosion-type nuclear weapons use explosive lenses to compress bomb cores, allowing fissionable material to reach critical mass.




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    Was there anything left of the sphere?

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    And for all you Europeans out there, that is how we convert Aluminum into Aluminium.



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