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    for power, the proliferation of nuclear weapons creates significant security issues amongst the international community. However, the destructive capabilities of nuclear weapons seen in WWII instilled a shared understanding among the international community that nuclear capabilities make them as vulnerable as they are powerful. Although there is a potential for instability, the existence of nuclear weapons has created an overarching safer world. Limited nuclear proliferation, as opposed to complete

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    The utilization of nuclear power as a source of national energy has increased remarkably over a period of 10 years and is expected to proceed to do so for the years to come. The search for a new source of energy started when the 1973-1974 Arab oil embargo forced us to reassess our nation energy policies. Energy is the primary resource needed to sustain a human population; however, commonly used energy resources, such as coal and oil, have either become scarce, or have caused harmful effects to

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    This essay will discuss what nuclear energy is and whether it is a viable alternative to coal and natural gas. Areas covered include: The process of generating nuclear power Why U-235 is used over other isotopes of uranium Advantages and Disadvantages of using nuclear energy Safety issues associated the nuclear energy Ethics associated with nuclear energy The use of Coal in the production of electricity and its effects on the environment The use of Coal in the production of electricity and its effects

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    Some scholars say that in the 21 century nuclear proliferation will cease to exist. However this construct lacks veracity. Nuclear proliferations will not seas in the 21 century. It is imperative to note that, there is the impossibility of ever uninventing or eradicating from the human consciousness the information the skill, that is the awareness of how to build such weaponry.2nd sourse. Nuclear proliferation continues in our daily lives to be among the greatest dangers that the United States and

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    exits we can turn off of to potentially delay losing the energy sources from which we primarily rely. The names of these turn-offs are familiar: solar, nuclear, wind, and hydroelectric. While all of these have been implemented to different extents, only nuclear power provides a solid and practical solution to the looming energy crisis. However, nuclear power produces radioactive waste that can pose serious effects on the lives of people as well as the environment. Other issues include high costs, accidents

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    Nuclear Weapons & Nuclear Warfare Throughout half the century of the 19’s hundreds a period of new advancements in the creations of a bomb had arisen. On August 8th, 1939 President Roosevelt received a letter from Albert Einstein which ended up being the fundamental support in the creation of the Atomic Bomb. There are two types of atomic bombs fusion and fission, the first atomic bomb was created in 1939 by the Manhattan Project, three weeks later after its first test, it was used in an

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    Sarah Lund Nuclear Reactions Nuclear Reactions is a process altering the energy, structure, or composition of atomic nuclei. In a reaction two nuclei or nuclear particles collide to produce a completely different product than the original nuclear particles. Although this is exceptionally rare occurrence a principal reaction includes 2 particles colliding. In most cases the particles will just collide and separate, this process is known as elastic collision, which is not a nuclear reaction. Confused

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    Artificial nuclear reactions can be either classified as nuclear fusion or nuclear fission. Nuclear fission involves lighter colliding particles making the heavy parent more unstable and it fragments or fissions into smaller nuclei and other particles. This was first discovered when the German scientists Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassman made an amazing discovery in 1983. They found that when U-235 was bombarded with neutrons, sometimes smaller nuclei were produced. These smaller nuclei were approximately

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    Strassmann, discovered nuclear fission. Nuclear fission releases massive amounts of energy. But not only does it release massive amounts of energy, Nuclear fission will also release additional neutrons which can then produce fission in other uranium nuclei. Which could then turn into a self sufficient chain reaction which can produce massive amounts of energy. (Outline) It wasn 't until 1964 that nuclear energy was used commercially. Between the years 1939 and 1964 nuclear energy was being developed

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    Nuclear Fusion For a fusion reaction to take place, the nuclei, which are positively charged, must have enough kinetic energy to overcome their electrostatic force of repulsion. This can occur either when one nucleus is accelerated to high energies by an accelerating device, or when the energies of both nuclei are raised by the application of very high temperature. The latter method, referred to the application of thermonuclear fusion, is the source of a lot of really cool energy. Enough energy

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