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The Nuclear Reactor: What Does It Do? | Stuff of Genius

– [Narrator] Behold, the nuclear reactor. But what does it do? At a basic level, today’s nuclear reactors break or split atoms. This process, called the nuclear fission, releases the energy that holds an atom together, an energy called strong force. As you might guess from the name, this force binding protons and neutrons is […]

How nuclear fission works

Nuclear energy has been helping to power the province since 1962. Bruce Power helps keep our lights on using clean, reliable and affordable nuclear energy. But how does it all work? Nuclear power doesn’t burn any fuels like coal, so there are no gases or pollutants released into the air. No greenhouse gases means it’s […]