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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 ...

NRC: Nuclear Materials


Special Nuclear Material consists of uranium-233 or uranium-235, enriched uranium, or plutonium. Source Material is natural uranium or thorium or depleted  ...

World Nuclear Association


Links to nuclear industry news and briefings from the World Nuclear Association, formerly the Uranium Institute.

Nuclear | Definition of Nuclear by Merriam-Webster


of, relating to, producing, or using energy that is created when the nuclei of atoms are split apart or joined together. : having or involving nuclear weapons.

Nuclear Energy Institute - Advancing Clean, Reliable Energy


NEI promotes the beneficial uses of nuclear energy, America's leading source of carbon-free electricity. Discover why nuclear is key to our energy future.

Nuclear power | Environment | The Guardian


Apr 30, 2016 ... No deadline set for final decision on Hinkley nuclear plant. Published: 24 May ... Hollande renews support for Hinkley Point nuclear reactors.

Nuclear Information and Resource Service - NIRS


The national information and networking center for citizens and environmental activists concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and ...

nuclear - Wiktionary


a nuclear reactor: nuclear technology. Of a weapon: deriving its force from rapid release of energy through nuclear reactions. [from 20th c.] a nuclear explosion ...

American Nuclear Society


The premier professional society serving the nuclear industry. Online offerings include meeting information, nuclear news, publications, member services, ...

Beyond Nuclear - Home


Beyond Nuclear aims to educate and activate the public about the connections between nuclear power and nuclear weapons and the need to abandon both to ...

Nuclear energy is energy in the nucleus (core) of an atom. In nuclear fission, atoms are split apart to form smaller atoms, releasing energy.
The fuel most widely used by nuclear plants for nuclear fission is uranium.