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Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, .... he and other nuclear physics pioneers Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein believed harnessing the power of...

How Nuclear Energy Works - Conserve Energy Future

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Another way to harness nuclear energy is to join two light weight nuclei and the process is called fusion. However, the energy produced is one-tenth of that of ...

Harnessing the Energy of Nuclear Fusion Reactions with ...

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Harnessing the Energy of Nuclear Fusion Reactions with Superconductors and Lasers. What do a six-ton superconductor and the world's largest laser have in ...

How is nuclear energy harnessed? | Physics Forums - The Fusion of ...

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Nov 1, 2009 ... 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 ...

nuclear energy - National Geographic Society

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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 ...

Nuclear Power: The Safe and Easy Way - Renewable Energy World

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Oct 14, 2008 ... Nuclear power is a gift from nature. It can be harnessed cleanly and safely but an accident of history got us started down a path that is ...

How does a nuclear power plant work? - Explain that Stuff

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2 days ago ... Explain that Stuff. You are here: Home page > Energy > Nuclear power plants ... That releases energy in the process—energy we can harness.

The Harnessed Atom | Department of Energy

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The Harnessed Atom is a new middle school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum extension that focuses on nuclear science and ...

How Does a Nuclear Fusion Power Plant Work? - Energy Informative

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May 3, 2013 ... How exactly does nuclear fusion power plants work? ... and lastly thermonuclear fusion are the most known methods to harness nuclear fusion.

Nuclear Reactors - Boundless

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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.

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Nuclear energy - EduGreen

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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 ...

How does a nuclear reactor make electricity? - World Nuclear ...

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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 ...

What is Uranium? How Does it Work - World Nuclear Association

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Uranium is a very heavy metal which can be used as an abundant source of concentrated energy. Uranium occurs in most rocks in concentrations of 2 to 4 parts ...