Nuclear Energy

Nuclear energy usually means the part of the energy of an atomic nucleus, which can be released by fusion or fission or radioactive decay. Nuclear energy may also refer to:

  • Nuclear binding energy, the energy required to split a nucleus of an atom
  • Nuclear Energy (sculpture), a bronze sculpture by Henry Moore in the University of Chicago
  • Nuclear potential energy, the potential energy of the particles inside an atomic nucleus
  • Nuclear power, the use of sustained nuclear fission to generate heat and electricity
  • Nuclear technology, applications of nuclear energy including nuclear power, nuclear medicine, and nuclear weapons

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South African Nuclear Program - Research
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Sustainable Retreat - Career - Nuclear Power
... fellow environmentalists by pronouncing that "only nuclear power can now halt global warming" ... In his view, nuclear energy is the only realistic alternative to fossil fuels that has the capacity to both fulfill the large scale energy needs of humankind ... is an open member of Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy ...

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