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What is common between the sun and a hydrogen bomb?
The source of energy is same for both the sun and the hydrogen atom, that is nuclear fusion.
The following questions are about the nuclear reactor of a power plant.
a) Which isotope of uranium produces the energy in the fuel rods?
b) Will the fuel rods last forever?
c) Is the energy produced by nuclear fission or nuclear fusion?
d) What is the purpose of using the graphite moderator ?
e) What is the function of boron rods in the nuclear reactor?
f) Why is liquid sodium (or carbon dioxide gas) pumped through the reactor?