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made atomic adjustments to the clock's mechanism to keep it from whirring as it ran
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North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sept. 3, and has launched more than a dozen missiles this year as Kim Jong Un’s regime seeks the capability to hit the continental U.S. with an atomic weapon.
In fact, a team of physicists has found a previously unknown void within the pyramid by imaging it with muons, high-energy byproducts of cosmic rays that are created when protons and other atomic nuclei strike the atmosphere.
This morning, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), a decade-old grassroots organization pursuing a global ban on atomic weapons.
Aiko, Princess Toshi of Japan After visiting the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park near ground zero of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing as part of a class trip, her parting wish upon graduating junior high was world peace.
To test the impact of an atomic blast on populated areas, technicians built entire fake towns, with houses, shops, and even mannequin families.
There’s a whole new generation of things out there to scare the bejeezus out of us, everything from lunatic dictators with atomic weaponry to robots with out-of-control artificial intelligence.
Option 1 called for nuclear attacks on North Korean command centers, airfields, and naval bases with atomic weapons ranging from .2 to 10 kilotons.
Also, once the country built atomic bombs, followed by more powerful thermonuclear weapons and the means to deliver them, the danger of their use would only increase, including to U.S. allies.
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Synonymstiny, bitsy, bitty, infinitesimal, itty-bitty (or itsy-bitsy), little bitty, microminiature, microscopic (also microscopical), miniature, minuscule, minute, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, wee, weeny (also weensy)
Antonymsastronomical (also astronomic), colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), elephantine, enormous, giant, gigantic, herculean, heroic (also heroical), huge, immense, mammoth, massive, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, planetary, prodigious, titanic, tremendous
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Near Antonymsbig, bulky, bumper, considerable, extensive, good, goodly, grand, great, gross, handsome, hefty, hulking, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), large, largish, major, outsize (also outsized), overgrown, overscale (or overscaled), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, super, whacking, whopping; formidable, grandiose, imposing, lofty, majestic, monolithic, staggering, stupendous, towering; boundless, cavernous, immeasurable, infinite, vast, vasty, voluminous
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