Interesting Facts about Nuclear waste

January 15, 2016
Comments (4)
  1. Rudy says:

    In the picture with the uranium fuel pellets, the engineer is wearing gloves because they do not want to contaminate the fuel pellets. The alpha radiation will be stopped by the skin, so no protection from the radiation is needed.

  2. Rick Blaine says:

    I appreciate the information given here but I think it’s all a bit too much “don’t worry, be happy”.

  3. Thomas says:

    Actually it was not enough for me. I would like to know more about the fission process. Also I understand the fusion process is being used in some plants, and I read the waste from it is much less radioactive.

    1. Fred says:

      Nope, no fusion yet here on Earth.

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