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Nuclear Energy

Nuclear energy is the energy "stored" in the nucleus, which may be released during a nuclear reaction. It is released in the form of kinetic energy particles, which during the reaction escape from the nucleus. After digestion, the core repel large electrostatic forces to make them great energy that gradually transmit on environment atoms, which penetrate. The environment is highly ionized and heated. Such a transformation is used in nuclear reactors and nuclear bombs.

There are two types of nuclear reactions:

Nuclear fission and fusion of nuclei. Both reactions release,, binding energy "that holds atomic nuclei together. Atoms are called,, stable "if their binding energy is positive and,, unstable" if their binding energy is negative and in the breakdown is released.

During the explosion of a nuclear bomb:

Created a huge fireball. The explosion causes earthquakes. The shock wave and fire destroys the building. Radioactive ash and dust creates a big mushroom high in the sky. A single nuclear bomb can destroy an entire city. The radiation releases from the explosion will kill people and animals, even many more years.

Utilization; and nuclear energy in the energy sector

Atoms are tiny particles that make up the universe. Atoms bind together a huge amount of energy. The energy that is released by cleavage of trillions of atoms of uranium in nuclear power, can bring water to boil. Steam from the boiling water is used to produce electricity. After 10 years of nuclear energy has reached a high level of safety. Operating power station today are the cheapest source of electricity, mainly because they have a very stable cost structure and investments that are already written off most parts. Nuclear power has, of course, some shortcomings. No doubt it is a risky industry. It should be noted that a well-designed, built and operated nuclear power controlled by independent supervision is one of the most reliable equipment to produce electricity.