What wrong with nuclear energy?

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Exactly what part about it is wrong? The mass-energy equivalence is widely accepted in modern physics. What is wrong is the popular explanation that "mass is converted to energy" in a nuclear reaction. In fact, both mass and energy are conserved in this case.

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Is energy conserved in a nuclear reaction?

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