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Containing a nuclear blast inside a giant solid metal sphere

  1. Jun 22, 2009 #1
    Say you detonated a 1 megaton device inside a solid steel ball maybe....1 mile in radius. What would happen?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 22, 2009 #2
    It would probably melt. If it doesn't melt, then as far as we on the outside are concerned, probably nothing at all.
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