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development and future of nuclear energy the Romanes Lecture delivered in the Sheldonian Theatre2 June 1950. by Cockcroft, John Sir

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
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This book presents a view of nuclear energy as an important carbon-free energy option. It discusses the nuclear fuel cycle, the types of reactors used today and proposed for the future, nuclear waste disposal, reactor accidents and reactor safety, nuclear weapon proliferation, and the cost of electric by: 9. Nuclear Energy and Sustainable Development 73 Energy demand 73 Nuclear energy and sustainable development 74 The Future of Nuclear Energy 81 Alternative uses of nuclear energy 82 Research and development 85 Conclusions 89 Glossary 91 For Further Information Lists of figures, tables and photo credits 1-RefBook 20 May 23/05/ Development and future of nuclear energy. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Cockcroft, John, Sir, Development and future of nuclear energy. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Cockcroft, Sir. Future Energy focuses on all the types of energy available to us, taking into account a future involving a reduction in oil and gas production and the rapidly increasing amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. It is unique in the genre of books of similar title in that each chapter has been written by a scientist or engineer who is an.

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