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Title:
Energy from atoms : nuclear power / by Ruth Owen.
Call Number:
j621.48 OWE
Publication Date:
2013.
Publisher:
New York : PowerKids Press, 2013.
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents:
Powering our world with nuclear energy -- Electricity, fossil fuels, and climae change -- Splitting atoms -- Understanding radiation -- Uranium -- fuel for nuclear power -- A nuclear reactor -- More reactor facts -- Nuclear waste -- A brief history of nuclear energy -- The Chernobyl nuclear disaster -- The Fukushima nuclear -- Nuclear power -- the arguments -- A nuclear-powered future?
Summary:
Discussion of both the positive benefits and negative aspects of nuclear power are presented as the topic becomes ever more relevant in our daily lives. Readers are introduced to the developments of today and the possibilities of tomorrow.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 32) and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1452486
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