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Hyperphysics - Nuclear Fission

Description of nuclear fission with details of uranium, other isotopes and the history, good links to other sites.

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Basic nuclear fission

Nuclear fission explained simply.

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How Nuclear Power Works

A brief description of how Nuclear fission power works from Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com. Concentrating on the fission of Uranium 135.

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Fission and Fusion

Part of a nuclear reactor tour, this site gives a simplified explanation of nuclear energy.

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Nuclear Energy - Fission and Fusion

A quick introduction to nuclear energy.

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How Nuclear Bombs Work

A brief description of how Nuclear Bombs work from Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com. The pages cover the principles of fission and fusion bombs.

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Hyperphysics - Nuclear Binding Energy

Description of nuclear binding energy with energy curve and discussion of yields from fission and fusion.

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Nuclear Energy, Fission and Fusion

This is a good short introduction to the topic and includes a link to listen to Einstein talking about his famous equation E=MC2

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The ABC of Nuclear Science

A well presented and comprehensive introduction to nuclear science. Nuclear structure, Antimatter, decay, Cosmic rays, etc. Excellent graphics

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What happens during a nuclear meltdown?

This nuclear primer explains what meltdown means, and how the situation at Fukushima compares with past nuclear accidents.

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