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Nuclear power

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 ...

NRC: Nuclear Materials

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Special Nuclear Material consists of plutonium, uranium-233 or uranium with U <sup>233</sup> or U<sup>235</sup> content greater than that found in nature (i.e., >0.71% U<sup>235</sup>).

World Nuclear Association

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

Nuclear Energy Institute - Advancing Clean, Reliable Energy

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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 | Definition of Nuclear by Merriam-Webster

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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 | Define Nuclear at Dictionary.com

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Nuclear definition, pertaining to or involving atomic weapons: nuclear war. See more.

Beyond Nuclear - Home

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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 Information and Resource Service - NIRS

www.nirs.org/

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

American Nuclear Society

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

Nuclear power | Environment | The Guardian

www.theguardian.com/environment/nuclearpower

Aug 18, 2016 ... China's involvement in a UK nuclear project is potentially sensitive. ... Solar and wind 'cheaper than new nuclear' by the time Hinkley is built.

Answers
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.