Wednesday, January 6, 2016

4 key questions about North Korea's bomb that still need answers

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An initial analysis show the reported activity in North Korea "is not consistent" with a successful hydrogen bomb test as North Korea has claimed, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said on Wednesday

Others had also expressed skepticism following the hydrogen claims from Pyongyang, though it will likely be days — if not weeks — before further testing and information will be available to determine the nature of the explosion

Meanwhile, there are several other unanswered questions.

If it wasn't an h-bomb, then what was it?

The size of the explosion has led some experts to suggest that North Korea used tritium, a radioactive form of hydrogen, to beef up an explosion caused by a more traditional nuclear device Read more...

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