scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,997
Matthias Bua Research Paper Lisa Blackburn Pring International Language Center Littleton CO 28 January 2002 World Wide Dilemma Is Nuclear Power Safe Nuclear power is not safe enough to be accepted as one of the best energy resources Experts cannot be one hundred percent sure that an accident wont occur Even a tiny accident will cause very serious problems and have bad consequences This type of energy is very dangerous because it is very difficult to manage when there is an accident As a matter of fact accidents can happen all the time because the people that work in a nuclear plant have to be very well trained very intelligent and ready to confront any accident that may occur and as we all know humans are not perfect and they make mistakes The problem is that those mistakes can destroy all kinds of life in a town or city In more than thirty-five years the United States nuclear power plants have produced more than 32000 metric tons of nuclear waste If stacked end to end it would cover a football field to a depth of about four yards High 1-2 Nuclear power is obtained by different combinations of atoms called fission As professor John McCarthy explains in his web site nuclear power can be produced by the fission of uranium plutonium thorium hydrogen or helium However the most common kind of fission used is the fission of uranium McCarthy 1 The Encyclopedia Britannica Online states that there are different kinds of nuclear reactors machines that contain fission products and obtain energy from the atoms ATOM SRTUCTURE Energy 1 They cover an area of 200 to 300 acres Most of them are built near a river because thy need water for the cooling process The most common one used in almost every nuclear plant is the light water nuclear reactor It uses ordinary water to stabilize the reactor temperature There are
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA