Knettel, Hunter, 4th Hour

Nuclear Energy

1. Nuclear energy comes from the nuclei of uranium atoms.

2. Uranium was (apparently) formed in supernovas about 6.6 billion years ago.

3. Uranium rods with split atoms are dipped into water, creating steam, which turns turbines.

4. Scientists don't even know if uranium naturally reformed!

5. Scientists could launch rockets filled with nuclear waste (lined with lead) at the sun, aided by gravity "catapults". They would need enough fuel to reach celestial bodies to slingshot them to the sun.

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uranium as it is (element)
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how uranium forms on earth
Nuclear Energy Explained: How does it work? 1/3
how uranium plants work.