Conduct Science Podcast: Nuclear Technology

00:00 – Intro

01:50 – News

05:00 – Facts

09:25 – What is it?

15:25 – Fission

19:00 – Chernobyl

23:00 – Fusion

26:00 – Schooling tangent

27:45 – Bombs

41:35 – Other nuclear tech uses

54:36 – Thorium reactor

58:00 – Ending and outro

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Episode Description

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they explore the world of nuclear technology. Tom takes you quickly through the history and discovery of radiation and the first experiments with radioactive elements while Mitch explains the ropes surrounding  fission and fusion. The boys talk about the Chernobyl disaster and Mitch enlightens us on the effect of nuclear bombs! Tom explores alternative nuclear technology in the form of medicine and agriculture, and they round out the show talking about alternative nuclear energy solutions. Music:

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