The Pros And Cons Of Nuclear Fusion

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Nuclear Energy is one of the most accomplished and efficient forms of energy. It produces more energy than coal, geothermal energy, solar energy, and many other energies, making it very powerful. The main energy that it produces is electricity. It produces its main energy without greenhouse gas emissions. Most important of all, it produces its electricity without pollution. Therefore, making it one of the cleanest forms of energy production. Nuclear energy comes in two forms: Nuclear fission and Nuclear fusion. Nuclear Fission is when a heavier (in weight) nucleus splits into lighter nuclei with smaller mass numbers. Nuclear Fusion is a reaction in which two or more atomic nuclei come close enough to form one or more different atomic nuclei and subatomic particles. The forms of energy that are given off during a Nuclear Reaction is Kinetic Energy. It comes from the neutrons during Nuclear Fusion. Both of these uses of energy production have many advantages and disadvantages. In this diagram above is how Nuclear Fission separate and Nuclear Fusion break apart. For Nuclear Fission, it is showing how it is splitting into smaller fragments. You can see that from U-236, it split into smaller fragments. When they are splitting, there are about equal to to half the original mass. That is the typical way of how Nuclear Energy separates. Although, Nuclear Fusion is not the typical way Nuclear Energy splits. In Nuclear Fusion, the diagram above shows the reaction where two or
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