tactical nuclear weapons

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    The Tianjin explosion and the scaling laws of nuclear weapons

    Some commentators have claimed the Tianjin explosion was caused by a tactical nuke. However this does not fit with the known scaling laws of the effects of nuclear weapons. They seem to think a small nuke is exactly like a big nuke, only smaller and cuter. Glasstone and Dolan (1977) wrote the...