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The promise of 5MN is that you don't need to be a genius to get it. Clearly presented knowledge is easily attainable. You can learn what nuclear isotopes are, how nuclear reactors work, about the historical and political nature of the nuclear industry in power and medicine, classical and modern physics, the Standard Model that explains almost everything, and so much more!
Neutrons are so important, the massive gravity of this formative and pivotal 5MN article might stretch our five minutes relative to an outside observer! Just a little. Let’s get started. Neutrons are medium-large particles that do not have charge, but they do have energy. And they can have a lot…
Criticality. “It’s gone critical!!” A word and phrase that resonates within many of us to produce thoughts of nuclear warheads, meltdowns, and death. Would you believe me if I told you that criticality, or the ability for a process to go critical, is a wonderful phenomenon of equilibrium that makes all…
Previously, we realized that a nuclear reactor produces heat. Now we shall discuss how Fission produces the heat. First, we need a little bit more knowledge about Neutrons and to clear up some terminology that is often confusing (because nuclear engineers and Particle Physicists are the worst…