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PhET Simulation: Nuclear Fission Feature Summary

Type:
Physics at Home
Title:
PhET Simulation: Nuclear Fission
Description:
Security note:
Once you have clicked on the "simulation" link below, be sure to read the Java Security Advisory before running the simulation: To do that, click the "Read now" button on the yellow band near the top of the PhET page.

Explore nuclear fission through this set of simulations. You can create a chain reaction of uranium isotopes by setting the initial amount of uranium and the position of control rods within a reactor.

(This feature was updated on May 5, 2013.)
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