Nuclear Fusion

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Two light nuclei can join to create...
a larger nucleus
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Fusion releases a lot of...
energy (more than fission )
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Fusion doesn't leave a lot of...
radioactive waste products like fission
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It can only happen at really high temperatures of...
15000000 0c
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At this temperature, the core forms a plasma of...
atoms with their electrons stripped
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The high temperatures give the nuclei enough...
energy to overcome their electrostatic repulsion and fuse together
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Would be an ideal energy source as it can be made from...
sea water and lithium
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energy (more than fission )

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Fusion releases a lot of...

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radioactive waste products like fission

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Card 4

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15000000 0c

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Card 5

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atoms with their electrons stripped

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