Nuclear Waste

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The concept of Nuclear Energy was discovered ages back. But with nuclear energy and its use came nuclear waste. In this presentation I have mentioned about the Nuclear Waste, its past and its future. Some conventional ways of using Nuclear energy have also been mentioned.
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Nuclear Waste

  1. 1. what is a nuclear reaction?The process in which two nuclei, or else a nucleus of an atom and a subatomic particle (such as aproton, neutron, or high energy electron) from outsidethe atom, collide to produce products different from the initial particles.
  2. 2. (L-R - Earnest Walton, Earnest Rutherford and John CockcroftBelow - Albert Einstein)
  3. 3. Types of Nuclear ReactionNuclearNuclear Nuclear Nuclear Fission Fission Fusion Fusion
  4. 4. Nuclear Energy Used for Generating Power Currently only 13-14% of the world’selectricity is produced using Nuclear Fission
  5. 5. How does nuclear waste look like? It can be anything like : Solid Liquid Gas
  6. 6. by products of Nuclear fission• The by products of Nuclear Fission have a half life rangingfrom 30 years to 211,100 years• Half life = 30 years = Very Dangerous whereas Half Life =211,100 years = Not Dangerous.• Iodine Isotopes• Caesium Isotopes• Strontium Isotopes
  7. 7. Nuclear weapons were only used twice in thehistory of this world.6 August 1945 – Hiroshima9 August 1945 – NagasakiTotal Number of Deaths – 246,000 peopleAmount of Nuclear Waste Created - 20,000 tons

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