Table of Contents





  1. Why Is Nuclear Power Important?

  2. What Is Nuclear Energy?

  3. What Is a Nuclear Reactor?

  4. What Is a Nuclear Power Plant?

  5. Radiation and Health Effects

  6. Nuclear Power Plant Safety

  7. High-Level Wastes

  8. Diversion of Nuclear Materials

  9. Advanced Reactors

  10. Nuclear Power Costs

  11. The Promises of Nuclear Power

  12. What Can We Do?

Definition of Terms and Abbreviations

Suggested Reading

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