Nuclear energy is the energy obtained by manipulating the internal structure of atoms. Nuclear energy may be obtained by dividing the nucleus (nuclear fission) or by the joining of two atoms (nuclear fusion).
Generally, this energy (obtained in the form of heat) is used to generate electricity in nuclear power plants, but there are also many other nuclear energy applications .
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This is a website that is constantly expanding and reviewing their contents, taking into consideration the interests of their viewers. We evaluate which sections are for the readers the most visited, in order to decide which sections can be reviewed and even more extended.
Our goal is just to explain everything about nuclear power with utmost objectivity and simplicity: how a nuclear power plant works, nuclear reactor types, advantages and disadvantages when it comes to generating power by nuclear plants, a little bit of history of nuclear energy, etc.