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Fission

The process whereby the nucleus of a particular heavy element splits into (generally) two nuclei of lighter elements, with the release of substantial amounts of energy. The most important fissionable materials are uranium-235 and plutonium-239; fission is caused by the absorption of neutrons.

Annotated Bibliography for FissionOpen link in new window
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues | (alsos.wlu.edu/qsearch.aspx?browse=scienc...)
Descriptiton of the discovery in 1938Open link in new window
ChemCases | (www.chemcases.com/nuclear/nc-03.html)
Nuclear Chain Reaction AnimationOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Movies/Movie1.shtm...)
Nuclear Fission AnimationOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Movies/Movie4.shtm...)
Nuclear Fission: BasicsOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Fission/Fission1.s...)
Nuclear Weapons BasicsOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)
Study Questions on Nuclear FissionOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/educators/stud...)
The Discovery of FissionOpen link in new window
American Institute of Physics | (www.aip.org/history/mod/fission/fission1...)
What Is Nuclear Fission?Open link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)

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