Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 34 - Think and Explain: 61

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Two major potential advantages of fusion power over fission power: 1. Fusion fuel (deuterium) is available in massive amounts in the ocean, whereas fission fuel (uranium and plutonium) is harder to find and store safely. 2. The byproduct of fusion is helium. The byproduct of fission is radioactive waste.
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