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What is Nuclear Energy?

Nuclear energy originates from the splitting of uranium atoms in a process called fission. At the power plant, the fission process is used to generate heat for producing steam, which is used by a turbine to generate electricity.



Facts about Nuclear Energy

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Source: The information on the flash pages were supplied by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), found at www.nei.org.
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