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What is Nuclear Energy? The Science of Nuclear Power
07/08/2022 11:30 AM | Click to read full article
Nuclear energy is a form of energy released from the nucleus, the core of atoms, made up of protons and neutrons. This source of energy can be produced in two ways: fission – when nuclei of atoms split into several parts or fusion – when nuclei fuse.
The nuclear energy harnessed around the world today to produce electricity is through nuclear fission. This article will explore nuclear fission.