crisscrossing Science

Title

crisscrossing Science Episode 24: Nuclear Power Explained

Streaming Media

Abstract

In this episode, Chris Gaiser (professor of biology at Linfield College) and Mike Crosser (professor of physics at Linfield College) discuss nuclear power. Uranium can be split into lighter elements through a process called fission. When this happens, energy is released, which can be collected and turned into electrical power.

This episode references content discussed in Episode 11, which further explains how electrical power is produced.

Document Type

Audio File

Duration

31 minutes 25 seconds

Publication Date

7-10-2017

Disciplines

Energy Systems | Nuclear | Nuclear Engineering | Physics | Power and Energy

Rights

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