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High-energy electrons in lightning generate a vast amount of gamma rays that have been theorized to have the capability to induce nuclear reactions in thunderclouds.
Evaluation of nuclear reaction cross sections relevant to the production of emerging therapeutic radionuclides.
This prevents the neck gland from absorbing radioactive iodide, a byproduct produced during a nuclear reaction.
But he claimed the radiation level outside the plant would not be a significant threat unless the nuclear reaction continued for a long time.
In nuclear physics, nuclear fusion is a nuclear reaction in which two or more atomic nuclei come very close and then collide at a very high speed and join to form a new type of atomic nucleus.
The material was originally in liquid form before being solidified and baked inside two-foot-long canisters with cadmium compounds to prevent a nuclear reaction.
When the issue of environmental pollution due to improper disposal of nuclear waste was brought up, Sunder explained that nothing in a nuclear reaction was a waste and the leftover uranium could first be treated and preserved and then re-used.
In sections on power, biotechnology, and materials management, he explains such topics as the lattice squeezed nuclear reaction of a power cell for nanoscopic investigations using ion beam injections, analyzing characteristics of nuclear spacecraft in a nanogravity environment for deep space exploration, measurement profiles of a nanoscale ion beam for optimized radiation energy losses, analyzing nanotechnology financial progression in the energy industry using systems thinking decision making, and investigating safeguards management for operation security of nanoscale nuclear material in nuclear power plants using game theory.
The plant operator injected early Wednesday water containing boric acid to control a possible nuclear reaction at the reactor, where nuclear fuel is believed to have melted when the cooling system failed following the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
The graphite bricks help sustain the nuclear reaction and play a vital part in maintaining the core's structural integrity.
Transmutation, which is considered as the "philosopher's stone" of waste research, consists in transforming (incinerating) long-life isotopes into short-life or stable isotopes to reduce their toxicity, by means of a nuclear reaction induced by neutrons.
It was of such intensity (heat per unit volume) that only a nuclear reaction could be the source.

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