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Ground zero II - nuclear bomb simulator

Pick your nuclear weapon of choice, drop a virtual nuclear bomb on your area and see its impact on the surrounding area. Ouch.

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Cold War Nuclear Tests Could Help Us to Foil Poachers

Left over radioactive C14 from nuclear weapon testing in the cold ward is helping carbon dating of elephant tusks and hippo teeth.

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The World of Nuclear Energy

An introduction to nuclear medicine, nuclear reactors, nuclear physics, nuclear power, nuclear waste and war. Includes movie clips of the effects of nuclear detonation.

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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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Nuclear Reaction: Why do Americans fear nuclear power?

Site contains arguments for and against Nuclear Power from an American and international perspective.

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Office of Nuclear Physics

A site to inform readers of the progress of nuclear physics in a wide range of fields. Up to date information on current research for scientists in the nuclear community.

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Tokamaks: the future of nuclear power

A short description of the tokamak nuclear fusion reactors.

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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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Why Nuclear Bombs Create Mushroom Clouds

Heating and convection cause the signature shape of nuclear blasts.

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