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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_power

Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce ...

whatisnuclear.com/articles/nucenergy.html

Learn about what nuclear energy is (fission and fusion), were it comes from, and how it is harnessed. Also discusses basic pros and cons of nuclear reactors.

www.nei.org/Knowledge-Center/FAQ-About-Nuclear-Energy

FAQ About Nuclear Energy · Powered by Our People · Map of US Nuclear Plants · How Nuclear Reactors Work · Nuclear Statistics · Nuclear Fuel Processes ...

www.nei.org/Why-Nuclear-Energy/Clean-Air-Energy

Concern about clean air is a main reason that 70 reactors are under construction around the world—including five in the United States.

www.world-nuclear.org/information-library/current-and-future-generation/nuclear-power-in-the-world-today.aspx

There are about 440 commercial nuclear power reactors operable in 31 countries , with over 380000 MWe of total capacity. About 65 more reactors are under ...

www.ucsusa.org/nuclear-power/nuclear-power-technology/how-nuclear-power-works

At a basic level, nuclear power is the practice of splitting atoms to boil water, turn turbines, and generate electricity.

www.energy.gov/ne/office-nuclear-energy

Many people don't realize the role that nuclear energy plays in our daily lives. Here's the lowdown on this clean, constant, and cool energy resource. June 28 ...

www.brainpop.com/science/energy/nuclearenergy

In this educational animated movie about Science learn about atomic, power, uranium, fuel, reactors, neutrons, and radioactivity.

www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2017/08/22/theres-more-than-one-way-to-get-nuclear-power

Aug 22, 2017 ... You can build a new reactor. Or you can complete reactors that were never finished. Or you can increase the power output of existing reactors.