North Korea claimed it detonated a hydrogen bomb in a test Wednesday, a move that was condemned by the U.S., Britain, Japan and even China. It was the politically isolated country's first nuclear weapons test explosion in three years.A lot are skeptical that they did this, but my understanding is that the U.S. managed to enhance yield on some of the immediate post-war atomic bombs by just adding tritium to them. It isn't that hard.
Experts said the claim that the test involved a hydrogen bomb, which is more powerful than an atomic bomb, could not be confirmed. Determining what kind of device North Korea tested would take several days, U.S. government sources told Reuters.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
North Korean H-Bomb
Obama is focused on gun control, but seems to have missed a bigger problem. From CNBC: