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What is Nuclear Fission ? How is it different from Nuclear Fusion ?

What is Nuclear Fission ? How is it different from Nuclear Fusion ?

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Apoorva Arora IIT Roorkee
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8 years ago
Bothfissionandfusionarenuclearreactions that produce energy, but the applications are not the same.Fissionis the splitting of a heavy, unstable nucleus into two lighter nuclei, andfusionis the process where two light nuclei combine together releasing vast amounts of energy.
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Apoorva Arora
IIT Roorkee
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