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The Nuclear Fusion Arms Race Is Underway

A look at the companies vying to be the first to create commercially viable power from nuclear fusion.

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Does nuclear waste really glow?

Often associated with nuclear power is a strange blue glow. Find out what causes this Cherenkov radiation.

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The Nuclear Power Plant Simulator

This game puts you in control of a nuclear plant. Your mission is to produce as much electricity as possible whilst avoiding overheating. Requires flash.

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Fusion basics

An introduction to nuclear fusion power, explaining plasma confinement and the use of tokamaks. From JET – Europe's largest nuclear fusion research facility.

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Power

The site explains power, watts and the amount of power allow in some appliances and their units.

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Radioactivity

Good simple revision guide for UK GCSE standard, includes topics such as isotopes, types of radiation, half-life and nuclear power.

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How power plants work

Great Flash animations explaining how hydro, nuclear and fossil fuel plants operate.

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The Physics that Powers Automobiles

Detailed information and explanations on the workings of a car, from the brakes to automatic transmission. Includes clear diagrams.

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Powering the World

Articles on fossil fuels, hydroelectric, wind, solar and nuclear power. Each is followed by an online multiple choice test. There is some worthwhile material in this site and it would be especially ...

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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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