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Nuclear fission refers to the splitting of an atomic nucleus. It occurs naturally and can be induced in order to release energy. Nuclear fission provides the energy released by nuclear weapons as well as the energy used to produce energy at nuclear power plants.

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Where can you find a place that uses Nuclear Fission?

Wherever there is a nuclear power plant.

Does nuclear power plants uses nuclear fusion?

No, they rely on fission. Controlled fusion is the holy grail of nuclear power.

How do we use nuclear fission?

The two foremost uses are in nuclear power plants (the energy released by fission is harnessed as a power source) and in nuclear weaponry - bombs, bullets etc.

What is a nuclear power station?

A nuclear power station is a power plant that uses nuclear fission to heat water that turns turbines to create electricity.

How are Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fussion different?

Fission is the splitting of atomic nuclei. Current nuclear power plants use this to produce power.Fusion is the combining of atomic nuclei. The Sun uses this to produce power.

What are the destructive uses of nuclear fission?

Nuclear bombs

What are three uses of for potential uses of nuclear fission?

That's really two questions, "What are the uses of Nuclear fission reaction?" and "What are potential uses of nuclear fission?". See the "Related questions" below for answers to each question.

A fission nuclear power plant uses what kind of reaction to generate heat?

The fission of U-235 and Pu-239

Why no fission on sun?

The Sun get it power by nuclear FUSION not by nuclear fission.

Uses of gamma?

In nuclear fission .

Where is fission used?

Fission is used in nuclear power plants and nuclear weapons.

A nuclear reactor uses the energy from a controlled?

nuclear fission

What are negative uses of fission?

Nuclear weapons

Did the Chernobyl power plant use nuclear fission or fusion?

all nuclear power plants use fission

What are the uses of nuclear fission?

One use is in nuclear power plants to produce steam and turn turbines to generate electricity.Nuclear bombs ^.^

What is nuclear bombs?

explosive device that uses nuclear reaction such as fission or a combination of fission and fusion as its destructive force.

What are the two types of nuclear power?

Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion

How does nuclear get its power?

Nuclear power is produced through two processes: Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion.

Where is the Nuclear Fission Power plant in Alaska?

There is no nuclear power plant in Alaska.

Beneficial uses of nuclear fission?

To produce electricity

What type of nuclear reaction is used to create power in nuclear power plants?

Nuclear fission

Is Nuclear fission is used in nuclear power plants?


Do today's nuclear power plants use fission or fusion?


What is a power reactor in nuclear fission?

It is a nuclear reactor designed to use nuclear fission to produce electricity or process heat.

Is fission process possible on earth?

Yes. Nuclear power plants and nuclear weapons both use nuclear fission.