In demography, it matters not just how many kids you have, but when you have them.
Yup. If you want to grow a mushroom cloud, you have to pay attention to the mean time between fissions as well as the neutrons per fission. Same idea for a population bomb.
And who doesn’t want to grow a mushroom cloud?
It’s what I live for.
It brings a thrill to my heart, especially when the EMP pulse screws up the electronics.