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Homework Help: Two things that would minimize environmental impact(fission reaction)

  1. Jun 27, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Describe two considerations when building a nuclear reactor that would minimize the environmental impact of the nuclear fission reaction.

    2. Relevant equations
    I could think of one. is it even correct?

    3. The attempt at a solution
    The reaction needs to be kept in a strong magnetic field.
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  3. Jun 27, 2013 #2
    How exactly would that minimize anything?
  4. Jun 27, 2013 #3


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    Is it a fission reaction or a fusion reaction?
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