Is it safe to say

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That the force in a fission bombs in due to the strong nuclear force holding the nucleus of an atom together?
 

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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.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binding_energy
 

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