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Control The Nuclear Power Plant

The control-room operators of the Karnobyl nuclear power plant are telecommuting and are running the plant through the Web. Can you control the power station? This is a good program showing how a ...

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The science of fire

This thinkquest site explains the chemical reaction behind fire.

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Why do fireflies glow?

Fireflies use a chemical reaction to create light to attract female mates.

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Nuclear Physics

Introductory page linking to many different parts of the hyperphysics site, each dealing with an aspect of nuclear or particle physics

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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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Dealing with waste - the nuclear debate

An excellent interactive site that lets you explore both sides of the nuclear debate in an entertaining way.

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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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Cold War-Era Science Shows Beer Will Survive a Nuclear Apocalypse

Beer was tested to see whether it would be safe to drink after experiencing radiation from a nuclear blast.

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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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Nuclear Reactor

Ideas involving electricity generation by nuclear energy. Has a reactor simulation and quiz.

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