Introduction to nuclear energy
von The Open University
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Faced with the devastation and death caused when nuclear power goes wrong, can its benefits ever outweigh the risks? This learning pathway looks at the nature of risk, and at the science behind nuclear energy production. It also lays out the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power, featuring France, with a very strong historical commitment, and ends with a brief look at Denmark, which long ago rejected nuclear energy as a matter of policy.
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|2||Energy resources: nuclear energy||The transformation of radioactive uranium and, in some instances, thorium isotopes provides vastly more energy per unit mass of fuel than any other energy source, except nuclear fusion, and therein lies its greatest attraction. The unit considers the ad||--||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Risk - what is it?||The increasing importance of risk assessment due to the developments of science and technology.||6:22||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Assessing risk||Risk assessments may be based on inaccurate models which give misleading results ending in disaster. Taking social as well as natural into account when performing risk assessment may provide more accurate results.||7:17||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|5||France's nuclear future||France is uniquely dependent on nuclear power but recently the government has been trying to encourage the development of a sustainable energy industry||12:05||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|6||The Road to renewable energy in Samsoe||How Samsoe chose to reject nuclear power in favour of renewable resources.||3:24||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
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