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We also studied and described the mean free path and nuclear reaction cross section with the projectile mass number.
"For the same neutron flux, you can have a much smaller detector yet still count the same number of neutrons coming in because of the high density" of boron atoms for nuclear reactions, said McGinnis.
4 : of, relating to, or being a weapon whose destructive power comes from an uncontrolled nuclear reaction
In some Standard Fire Policy states, statutes allow insurers to exclude loss or damage caused by nuclear reaction, nuclear radiation or radioactive contamination directly or indirectly resulting from an insured peril.
This prevents the neck gland from absorbing radioactive iodide, a byproduct produced during a nuclear reaction. KI pills proved effective in blocking thyroid cancer when given to people within hours of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant explosion.
The 310,000 people living within a six-mile radius were told not to leave their houses as fears remained that a powerful nuclear reaction could be simmering at the uranium processing plant.
THE serious accidental nuclear reaction unleashed after an explosion at a uranium processing plant in Japan has been contained, the authorities said today.
For several months, uranium has been seeping from an old nuclear reactor into a filter pipe, risking an uncontrollable nuclear reaction.
In other words, he had brought about the first humanly engineered nuclear reaction.
All commercial nuclear power generation on Earth utilizes a nuclear reaction called fission, which is essentially splitting the nucleus of a heavy atom into two smaller nuclei, a process that generates a large amount of energy.
The 15m-high Unit Three RV, which weighs more than 400t, will eventually contain a controlled nuclear reaction that will help produce safe, clean and reliable nuclear energy to be supplied to the national grid.

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