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The National Ignition Facility (NIF)

This site explains the science of laser driven nuclear fusion and explains how NIF's fundamental role in ongoing efforts to achieve self-sustaining nuclear fusion and energy gain in the laboratory.

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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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Nuclear energy 101: Inside the "black box" of power plants

Find out what it's like inside a nuclear power plant.

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How Nuclear Medicine Works

A brief description of how Nuclear Medicine works. The pages address broad areas of medical use of radiation: PET, MRI scanners, SPECT, cardiovascular and bone scanning, treatment, radiation therapy.

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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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Eugene Paul Wigner

Eugene Paul Wigner (1901 - 1995) during his lifetime he was a major player in the development of the atomic bomb, the design of commercial nuclear reactors and the progress of nuclear science in ...

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Nuclear Power Plant game

Try your hand and controlling a nuclear power plant and try not to let it meltdown

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Hyperphysics - Nuclear Scattering Cross Section

Theory of nuclear scattering cross section and relation to Rutherford's gold foil experiment.

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Edward Mills Purcell

Edward Mills Purcell (1911 - 1997) worked in the field of nuclear magnetism, with particular interest in relaxation phenomena, related problems of molecular structure, measurement of atomic ...

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