All About Recycling Nuclear Waste

By |2022-01-25T16:06:19+00:00November 11, 2008|Nuclear Energy|

Nuclear power stations represent an efficient means of producing electricity, and they produce no greenhouse gases. But toxic radioactive waste is left over from the process of nuclear fission, and this presents a problem. In the fifty years or so since we started using nuclear fission reactors, a lot of [...]

Nuclear Fission Explained

By |2022-01-25T16:06:17+00:00November 11, 2008|Nuclear Energy|

Britain has been using nuclear power to generate electricity for just over half a century. Currently, 19 reactors are in operation. Taking an average over recent years, they have produced around one-fifth of the UK’s electricity; their peak came in 1997, at 26 per cent. Nuclear reactors have a fixed [...]

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