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31: Nuclear Applications
Fusion Energy Sciences Program
Visit the Department of Energy‚s home page on nuclear energy.
How can fusion help reduce certain pollution? Chemicool
Periodic Table Check out this virtual periodic table. Click on any element
for vital statistics and descriptions. What do you think is
the purpose of the color coding on the table?
American: Ask the Experts
Is cold fusion possible? Read this paper from Scientific
American that discusses the controversial cold fusion experiment
of Fleischmann and Pons. At the end, state your opinion about
the validity of cold fusion.
This is a gruesome, but detailed discussion of the Chernobyl
disaster, including links to maps, pictures, and other items.
What are some of the dangers of nuclear power?
This is an online brochure designed by the Southwestern Research
Institute to educate the public on how radioactive tracers are
used. What are some of the most common uses?
Emission Tomography Visit this page for an introduction and explanation of PET.
What factors helped contribute to the development of this technology?