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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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Fast Breeder Reactor

Under appropriate operating conditions, the neutrons given off by fission reactions can "breed" more fuel from otherwise non-fissionable isotopes.

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Energy from Matter

A nice slideshow covering the history and ideas of fission and fusion, including decay chains and the E=MC2 equation.

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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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Hyperphysics- Fission Fragments/Iodine-131

Description of the properties of Iodine-131 and its possible uptake by the thyroid.

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Hyperphysics - Fission Fragments/Strontium-90

Description of properties of Strontium-90 and its dangers.

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Hyperphysics - Fission Fragments/Cesium-137

Discussion of the properties of Cesium-137 and its dangers.

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Moments of discovery

Site detailing how fission , pulsars and superconductivity were discovered, with interviews with the scientists who discovered them.

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