• Question: what is nuclear fission, have you ever come into contact with it

    Asked by bryn_ie to William, Thibaut "Tibo", Harry, Georgia, Emily, Aimee on 9 Nov 2019.
    • Photo: Harry Wilkinson

      Harry Wilkinson answered on 9 Nov 2019:

      Nuclear fission is the splitting of heavy atoms, like Uranium, releasing a bunch of energy in the process. This is how nuclear power plants work. Personally I’ve never come into contact with anything like it, it might not be the best for my health!

    • Photo: Aimee Egglestone

      Aimee Egglestone answered on 12 Nov 2019:

      Same answer as Harry!

    • Photo: Thibaut Deviese

      Thibaut Deviese answered on 18 Nov 2019:

      I agree with Harry too!