Nuclear Power (Energy Today) by Richard Hantula

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18 About the Author Richard Hantula has written, edited, and translated books and articles on science and technology for more than three decades. S. editor for the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Science.

31, 32 Nuclei 5, 6, 7, 8, 40, 42; ills. 5, 7 chain reaction 15 Oil and natural gas 4, 11; ill. 10 Ore mining and processing 16, 17–18, 24; ill. 25 Oxygen 6, 23, 40 Plasma 42, 43 Plutonium 6, 7, 18, 19, 27, 41 Pressurized water reactors 19, 21, 22, 23; ill. 23 Protons 5, 6, 9; ill. 5 Radiation 6, 9, 12, 14, 24, 25, 32 dangers of 30, 33, 34; ill. 31 exposure to 30, 32 release of 28, 37 Radioactive waste 25, 32–34, 36, 37, 41; ill. 33 Radon 24, 25 Release of energy 7, 8, 15; ill. 7 Renewable energy 13, 28, 29; ill.

Three other power reactors at the site continued to operate. They were closed down, one by one. The last one shut down in 2000. Meanwhile, a small number of the people who had been moved from the affected area returned there to live. S. government are meant to protect against an attack by terrorists on a power plant, waste site, or shipment of radioactive material. Terrorists might try to spread radiation in order to cause deaths and create panic among the public. In an effort to protect against this, nuclear materials are well shielded, and the sites are kept under guard.

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