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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, .... However, he and other nuclear physics pioneers Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein believed harnessing the power of the atom for practical purposes ...

www.conserve-energy-future.com/hownuclearenergyworks.php

Nuclear energy is energy held at the nucleus of an atom. The energy can be harnessed using two kinds of reactions; fission and fusion. Atoms are small particles ...

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Nuclear energy can also be harnessed by fusion. A fusion reaction occurs when two hydrogen atoms combine to produce one helium atom. This reaction takes ...

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I understand how it is that nuclear processes release energy during fusion reactions, but i don't know how that energy is used to create positive ...

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A nuclear reactor is a piece of equipment in which nuclear chain reactions can be harnessed to produce energy in a controlled way.

www.world-nuclear.org/nuclear-basics/how-does-a-nuclear-reactor-make-electricity.aspx

A nuclear reactor produces and controls the release of energy from splitting the atoms of uranium. Uranium-fuelled nuclear power is a clean and efficient way of ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/nuclear-energy

May 24, 2011 ... Encyclopedic entry. Nuclear energy is the energy in the nucleus, or core, of an atom. Nuclear energy can be used to create electricity, but it ...

www.nei.org/Knowledge-Center/How-Nuclear-Reactors-Work

America's 99 nuclear power plants generate nearly 20 percent of the nation's electricity while emitting no carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide or nitrogen oxides.

nuclearinfo.net/Nuclearpower/TheScienceOfNuclearPower

Nuclear reactors harness the heat which is produced from the energy released when the atom splits and convert it into electrical energy. Current Nuclear Power  ...

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Both are fundamental components in two very different approaches to harnessing the energy of nuclear fusion reactions. The superconductor will be used by the ...