Saturday, March 10, 2007
Slide 1: NUCLEAR ENERGY The most powerful type of energy ever
Slide 2: A bit of History Until 19th: wood or fossil fuel. 1942: Fermi produced the first controlled nuclear reaction There are two types of reactions
Slide 4: Nuclear Fision: SAFE OR NOT? • Control the reaction in the core. • Radioactivity. • Nuclear waste.
Slide 5: Nuclear Waste • Avoid radioactivity: – Barrels. – Transported in special tanks. – Buried in concrete.
Slide 6: Nuclear Fusion: the future • Ten times more powerful than fision reactions. • Cleaner (Helium). • Cheaper.
Slide 7: NUCLEAR ENERGY • SAFE • POWERFUL • AND......IT WILL BE CLEAN
Slide 9: The Atomic Bomb During the WWII: the americans developed the atomic Bomb. 6th August 1945: Hiroshima and Nagasaki (20,000 kg of TNT)