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How is nuclear energy collected?

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Most commonly nuclear energy is collected via the conversion into heat. The elements in a reactor get hot, and are cooled by a coolant liquid. From the coolant the heat is transferred to a water cycle, by which the water is turned into high pressure steam. This steam then drives steam turbines, that drive generators.

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Most nuclear energy is collected from nuclear material like uranium, plutonium and thorium. Energy is derived from these materials through nuclear fission

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Radioactive nuclear fuel is mined, then processed to more pure fuel. When placed near other fuel, it heats up, and when placed in water, that heats up and powers a turbine to create electricity.

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