Nuclear Power and You

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/11/10 Nuclear Power and You by Ali Kensmoe, Emily Sanderson, Lee Christian, and Rick Heldibridle
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2/11/10 Nuclear Power In the United States, 90% of carbon emissions are the result of using coal for energy However, coal only produces 52% of electricity used It is inevitable that one day the whole world will run on a cleaner alternative, nuclear power
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2/11/10 Nuclear Fission A neutron impacts with a nucleus The nucleus ‘fissions’ The nucleus splits in 2 equal parts with 2 or 3 spare floating neutrons The total mass of neutrons and nucleus halves is
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2/11/10 Nuclear Fission § Chain Reaction § with 2 neutrons § 10th generation=1024
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Unformatted text preview: fissions 80th generation =6x10^23 fissions Critical Mass 2/11/10 How it Works Using Fission 2/11/10 Nuclear Fusion Powers the stars Safer Environmentally friendly Potential of unlimited energy Howeverits expensive Has yet to be harnessed 2/11/10 Risks and Benefits Risks Health effects of radiation Reactor accidents Radioactive Waste Benefits Less dependent on oil from other nations Better for the environment 2/11/10 The Future Currently, there are 44 nuclear plants under construction worldwide Licenses of operation have been extended Greater Public acceptance...
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