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The nuclear fuel cycle

Like coal, oil and natural gas, uranium is an energy resource which must be processed through a series of steps to produce an efficient fuel for generating electricity. Each fuel has its own distinctive fuel cycle: however the uranium or 'nuclear fuel cycle' is more complex than the others.
 
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What is nuclear energy?

Nuclear energy comes from mass-to-energy conversions that occur in the splitting of atoms larger than Iron or joining atoms smaller than Iron. The small amount of mass that is lost in either of these events follows Einstein's famous formula E = MC2, where M is the small amount of mass and C is the speed of light.
 
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The Nuclear Tourist

Everything you need to know about nuclear energy and more.
 
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French

CEA - Espace jeunes

* L'atome * La radioactivite´ * L'homme et les rayonnements * L'imagerie médicale * Questions d'atome
 
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CEA - Animations

Découvrez au travers d'animations pédagogiques quelques unes des notions fondamentales autour de l'atome, la radioactivité, les rayonnements.
 
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German

 

Spanish

Foro Nuclear, Rincóneducativo

El Rincón Educativo de Foro Nuclear nace con la vocación de ayudar al profesorado, cubriendo las lagunas de recursos educativos existentes en el campo de la energía.
 
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