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Q: In nuclear power plants in the United States, near-pure water functions as a (Points : 5) moderator, slowing down neutrons and, in turn, gains heat. moderator, cooling down as it
slows down neutrons that could cause fusion reactions. inhibitor, preventing neutrons from heating up and causing fusion reactions. inhibitor, preventing neutrons from cooling down and stopping the fission reactions.
A: The answer is inhibitor, preventing neutrons from heating up and causing fusion reactions.
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User: In nuclear power plants in the United States, near-pure water functions as a (Points : 5) moderator, slowing down neutrons and, in turn, gains heat. moderator, cooling down as it slows down neutrons that could cause fusion reactions. inhibitor, preventing neutrons from heating up and causing fusion reactions. inhibitor, preventing neutrons from cooling down and stopping the fission reactions.

Weegy: The answer is inhibitor, preventing neutrons from heating up and causing fusion reactions.
kitchencatlover|Points 162|

User: Reprocessing of nuclear fuel (Points : 5) requires the heavy use of lead and iron ore. eliminates the need for nuclear power plants. requires additional mining of uranium. reduces the stockpile of nuclear waste.

Weegy: Reprocessing of nuclear fuel reduces the stockpile of nuclear waste.
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User: Globally, some of the worst failures in handling radioactivity have been associated with (Points : 5) military facilities. hospitals. nuclear power plants. universities.

Weegy: The answer is nuclear power plants.
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User: At present, the total number of long-term, commercial, below-ground nuclear waste depository sites in use in the United States is (Points : 5) zero (Yucca Mountain has not been used due to Nevadans fighting this). 7. 23. over a hundred.

Weegy: A) Zero! anything eles I can help you with?
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User: What event occurred in 1986 that caused a general public shift in interest in nuclear energy? (Points : 5) earthquakes impacting Japan's nuclear power plants the Chernobyl nuclear accident global climate change due to burning fossil fuels was first well documented solar and wind technologies were revealed that could replace nuclear technologies





Weegy: The Chernobyl Nuclear accident caused a general public shift in interest in nuclear energy.
Expert answered|Reign|Points 39|

User: Radioactive wastes consist of (Points : 5) the direct products of fission. the indirect products of fission. the direct and indirect products of fission. the direct and indirect products of fusion.

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