In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1fisión femininemolecular/atomic/nuclear fission — fisión molecular/atómica/nuclear
- Because fission releases additional neutrons, a chain reaction can take place.
- These fission products are not found in natural background radiation, but are exclusively byproducts of nuclear weapons explosions and nuclear reactor operations.
- In most cases, the purpose of a nuclear reactor is to capture the energy released from fission reactions and put it to some useful service.
- It produces no fission radioactive by-products or fallout of serious concern.
- Uranium fission plants in the US are presently supplying less than 8% of our total energy demand.
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