2.6 How do fusion and fission compare as viable nuclear energy power sources?

Material from Recent Physics Teachers Conferences and other sources

Text Resources

  • Caro, McDonell & Spicer 1980, Modern Physics, 3rd edn, Edward Arnold, London.
  • Hore-Lacy, I & Hubery, R 1997, Nuclear Electricity: An Australian Perspective, Australian Mining Industry Council, Melbourne.
  • Rhodes, R 1988, The Making of the Atomic Bomb, Penguin.
  • Scheider, W 2001, A Serious but not Ponderous Book about Nuclear Energy, Cavendish Press, Ann Arbor, from Cavendish Science

Audiovisual Resources

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Marcom Projects: Nuclear Power, Einstein's Equation of Life and Death, What is Nuclear Energy?

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