Nuclear Power : A World Powered By Electricity And Lust For Power Within The Recent Years

2191 Words Apr 4th, 2016 9 Pages
Nick Barker
Ms. Beverly 7th
A world powered by electricity and lust for power within the recent years has brought the most potent and most powerful form of energy we have ever harnessed. For years countries have worked towards finding new forms of energy and within recent times they have commercialized the most sought after form of power. Nuclear power, a limitless form of energy that has changed our world as we know it. The power that shall bring our world to new heights, or quicker to its destruction. Nuclear energy through the use of uranium and fission has created an inexhaustible and powerful method of energy production. The like of which that challenges the power of suns and stars. As powerful as nuclear power may be the potential for nuclear fission was not known until the physicist, Enrico Fermi, discovered the reaction of uranium molecules in 1934. With only a short time period of 82 years the advancements of nuclear energy not only have made it safer, but, much more efficient. "Nuclear power is an efficient and volatile method of creating electricity using controlled nuclear fission, or, less commonly, nuclear fusion. Most nuclear power plants create energy by submerging uranium molecules in water and then inducing fission in the molecules." (Rich and Warhol). Nuclear power is the future of energy production and is one of the most powerful energy sources known to man. Fusion being the process of combining particles to create massive amounts of energy, and…

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