Kim Jong-un Inspects Nuclear Device in 2017 (image) American Geophysical Union Share Print E-Mail Caption North Korean leader Kim Jong-un points to a device with the characteristic two-hemisphere peanut shape of a fusion bomb in an image released by North Korean state media in 2017. Officials in Pyonyang said the object was a hydrogen bomb. Credit Korean Central News Agency Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.