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Harnessing the Power of Uranium and the Risks that Come with It

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Uranium found in the earth’s crust was a product of a supernova that happened billions of years ago. It is a natural component of rocks and seawater. When uranium atoms decay, they produce heat. The product of this radioactive decay is lead. Humans have learned to harness the power of uranium, along with the development […]