What is nuclear?

  • (adj): Of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell.
    Example: "Nuclear membrane"; "nuclear division"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on nuclear:

Zion Nuclear Power Station
... Zion Nuclear Power Station was the third dual-reactor nuclear power plant in the Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) network and served Chicago and the northern quarter of Illinois ... The Zion Nuclear Power Station was retired on February 13, 1998 ... All nuclear fuel was removed permanently from the reactor vessel and placed in the plant's on-site spent fuel pool by March 9, 1998 ...
Doomsday Clock - Time Changes
... minutes to midnight and was subsequently advanced or rewound per the state of the world and nuclear war prospects ... set and reset as quickly as events occur the closest nuclear war threat, the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, reached crisis, climax, and resolution before it could be set to reflect that ... its first atomic bomb, officially starting the nuclear arms race ...
Smiling Buddha - Aftermath - International Reaction - Pakistan
... Pakistan did not view the test as a "peaceful nuclear explosion", and canceled talks scheduled for 10 June on normalization of relations ... Prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto vowed in June 1974 that he would never succumb to "nuclear blackmail" or accept "Indian hegemony or domination over the subcontinent" ... Commission Chairman Munir Ahmed Khan said that the test would force Pakistan to test its own nuclear bomb ...
Fusion Power - Advantages
... may seem a low proportion (about 0.015%), because nuclear fusion reactions are so much more energetic than chemical combustion and seawater is easier to ... the resource-limited energy sources as hydrocarbons and nuclear fission (without reprocessing) ... ITER and later Demo are envisioned to bring online the first commercial nuclear fusion energy reactor by 2050 ...
Fusion Power - Economics
... up to the point of possible implementation of electricity generation by nuclear fusion, R D will need further promotion totalling around €60-80 billion over a period of 50 years or so (of which €20-30 billion ... Nuclear fusion research receives €750 million (excluding ITER funding), compared with €810 million for all non-nuclear energy research combined, putting research into fusion power ...

More definitions of "nuclear":

  • (adj): Of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom.
    Example: "Nuclear physics"; "nuclear fission"; "nuclear forces"
  • (adj): (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy.
    Example: "Nuclear war"; "nuclear weapons"
    Synonyms: atomic
  • (adj): Constituting or like a nucleus.
    Example: "Annexation of the suburban fringe by the nuclear metropolis"; "the nuclear core of the congregation"

Famous quotes containing the word nuclear:

    The problems of the world, AIDS, cancer, nuclear war, pollution, are, finally, no more solvable than the problem of a tree which has borne fruit: the apples are overripe and they are falling—what can be done?... Nothing can be done, and nothing needs to be done. Something is being done—the organism is preparing to rest.
    David Mamet (b. 1947)

    The emotional security and political stability in this country entitle us to be a nuclear power.
    Ronald, Sir Mason (b. 1930)

    The reduction of nuclear arsenals and the removal of the threat of worldwide nuclear destruction is a measure, in my judgment, of the power and strength of a great nation.
    Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)