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 Introduction

 Boon  Bane  Conclusion  References

 Nuclear

technology is technology that involves the reactions of atomic nucleolus.  notable nuclear technologies are nuclear power, nuclear medicine, and nuclear weapons.

Nuclear power plants are powered by uranium and a process known as fission .Instead of burning fossil fuels like other plants do , a nuclear power plant uses the fission process to split uranium atoms to create a powerful heat energy that boils water .the water turns into high pressured steam that spins a turbine that powers a generator to create electricity.

 Nuclear

fission produces energy equal to 10 million times of the energy produced by burning of an atom of fossil fuel.  Through nuclear plants we can save our planet from global warming as there is no release of greenhouse gases(carbon dioxide, methane, ozone) during nuclear reaction.  Nuclear Energy can be produced in large quantities over short periods of time.  Nuclear fuel is inexpensive and easier to transport.

 When

compared to the fossil fuel waste, the nuclear waste which occurs due to the production of nuclear power is small in quantity.  We can save oil reserves which are going to be run out at some point.  Uranium is obtained from open-cut mines, which is not expensive. And Currently, the high reserves of uranium found on Earth, are expected to last for another 100 years.

 Nuclear

power releases radiation, which causes severe health problems to the people in it's surroundings. The radiation released by this, lasts for tens of thousands of years in the environment.  Even though it produces small amount of waste, it is highly hazardous. And the longterm storage of this waste is too difficult  Terrorists may take advantage of this and may produce nuclear weapons, which is a great risk for entire world.

 Nuclear

plants are dangerous if it explodes. Thousands of people suffered in the nuclear accident happened in Chernobyl in 1986. on march 11th, 2011, four nuclear reactors exploded in Japan due to earth quake. And there are 17 nuclear plant explosions happened in the world till now.  In Japan, at the place of nuclear reactors which are exploded, high radio activity was found in water, leafy vegetables, sea food, and in the people, who are working for reconstruction those power plants now.

 The

atomic bombings of the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan were conducted by the United States during the final stages of World War II in 1945 on 6th(little boy) and 9th(fat man) august respectively.  the acute effects killed 90,000–166,000 people in Hiroshima and 60,000–80,000 in Nagasaki !!!!!!!

 Countries

:---------------------United states Russia united kingdom France China India Pakistan North korea

 A.w/total

:--------------------2150/7700 1740/8500 160/225 290/300 n.a/240 n.a/80-100 n.a/90-110 n.a/<10

 The

Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. An explosion and fire released large quantities of radioactive particles into the atmosphere, which spread over much of Europe.

 It's

definitely a bane as it is highly dangerous. What is the use of this power, when people are suffering from severe health problems. It's not too difficult to live without power, but it's difficult to live without good health. Growth of Technology should not be a danger for human survival. We should work more on alternatives such as solar energy and hydroelectric energies , wind energy etc.

 But

if we success to remove drawback of nuclear energy like storage problems of radioactive waste , not produce nuclear weapons and only use for energy production than it’s a boon for mankind.

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