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Is it safe to say

  1. Sep 1, 2010 #1
    That the force in a fission bombs in due to the strong nuclear force holding the nucleus of an atom together?
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 1, 2010 #2
    It does have a certain relation to the strong nuclear force in any case.
    It is the difference in binding energy that is released when fission occurs that produces the explosion.
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