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In today's ecological climate, the world is constantly looking for a green energy source. One of the most widespread of these is nuclear power. Powered by Nuclear Fission and the splitting of Uranium atoms, nuclear power is a volatile but powerful energy source.

The energy source is incredibly radioactive and therin lies its true danger. The danger worse than blast radius is the radiation caused by the irradiated elements. This means if there is a meltdown at any nuclear facility, miles around could be uninhabitable for decades. Similarly in the aftermath of Hiroshima, the atomic bomb dropped by America has caused birth defects to generations post war.

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1. What nuclear process causes Nuclear energy?

2. What are some of the dangers of Nuclear Plants?

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