• Fusion Reactions Plasma Energy Magnetic
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    first you slip your shoe on then wrap the laces around each other and pull the loops Fusion reactions are inhibited by the electrical repulsive force that acts between two positively charged nuclei. For fusion to occur, the two nuclei must approach each other at high speed to overcome the electrical repulsion and attain a sufficiently small separation (less than one-trillionth of a centimeter) that the short-range strong nuclear force dominates. For the production of useful amounts of energy, a ...
  • Fusion 2 Plasma Energy Magnetic
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    Fusion reactions are inhibited by the electrical repulsive force that acts between two positively charged nuclei. For fusion to occur, the two nuclei must approach each other at high speed to overcome the electrical repulsion and attain a sufficiently small separation (less than one-trillionth of a centimeter) that the short-range strong nuclear force dominates. For the production of useful amounts of energy, a large number of nuclei must under go fusion: that is to say, a gas of fusing nuclei m...
  • Fusion Energy Reaction Plasma
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    Fusion Energy By Shaun Thomas Shaun Thomas Mr. Sweet land General Physical Science June 22, 2001 Fusion: Our Future's Energy Fusion energy seems to be the most promising energy source of the not-too-distant future. It is safe, it uses an energy supply that is so abundant that it will never run out, it gives off harmless waste, and it produces energy comparable to the Earth's sun! But are there any problems with this hopeful energy source What is Nuclear Fusion To understand fusion, it is a good ...
  • Why Nuclear Fusion Is So Cool
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    Why nuclear fusion is so cool... For a fusion reaction to take place, the nuclei, which are positively charged, must have enough kinetic energy to overcome their electrostatic force of repulsion. This can occur either when one nucleus is accelerated to high energies by an accelerating device, or when the energies of both nuclei are raised by the application of very high temperature. The latter method, referred to the application of thermonuclear fusion, is the source of a lot of really cool ener...
  • Nuclear Fusion Plasma Reactions Fuel
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    Nuclear Fusion is constantly present in our solar system. In the core of the sun, Hydrogen is converted to Helium providing enough energy to sustain life on earth. This process occurs at temperatures of 10-15 million degrees Celsius. Scientists are now trying different methods here on Earth to make fusion the next large-scale energy source. The most suitable reaction occurs between the nuclei of the two isotopes of Hydrogen - Deuterium and Tritium. Scientist have already begun to test reactions...
  • Nuclear Fusion Magnetic Field
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    Nuclear Fusion For a fusion reaction to take place, the nuclei, which are positively charged, must have enough kinetic energy to overcome their electrostatic force of repulsion. This can occur either when one nucleus is accelerated to high energies by an accelerating device, or when the energies of both nuclei are raised by the application of very high temperature. The latter method, referred to the application of thermonuclear fusion, is the source of a lot of really cool energy. Enough energy ...
  • Plasma Membrane Passive Transport
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    AP Biology 9/14/01 Plasma Membrane The fluid mosaic of a plasma membrane is made up of a semi permeable double barrier of phospholipids called a bi layer. A phospholipid is a phosphorus element with two fatty acids acting as tails. Due to the hydrophilic property of phosphorous, and the hydrophobic property of the fatty acids, this causes the phospholipids to line up in two rows with the tails in together because there are aqueous solutions on either side. This causes a semi permeable barrier th...
  • Space Storms Weather Solar Earth
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    Space Storms I. Introduction For years, citizens in the United States have had access to televised weather as well as radar images of storm activity from around the world. Weather prediction has become increasingly accurate with the advancement of technology and should continue to get better. For the majority of people following the weather has become a routine part of their lives. As a society we seem to be well educated about the weather occurring on our own planet but we know little of the we...
  • Nuclear Fusion Plasma Thermonuclear Reaction
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    Nuclear Fusion For a fusion reaction to take place, the nuclei, which are positively charged, must have enough kinetic energy to overcome their electrostatic force of repulsion. This can occur either when one nucleus is accelerated to high energies by an accelerating device, or when the energies of both nuclei are raised by the application of very high temperature. The latter method, referred to the application of thermonuclear fusion, is the source of a lot of really cool energy. Enough energy ...
  • Alternate Energy Sources Power Light Source
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    Alternate Energy Resources As most people know our energy supply is slowly running out. We are using energy sources that either pollute the air, take up natural resources or cause damage to other forms of life. Today, we are working on other forms of energy that do not pollute or cause harm to the environment. Here are some: Magnetohydrobynamic Power Magnetohydrobynamic power is where created by plasma. One way is for gases are heated to really high temperature to where the form plasma. They are...
  • Fission Or Fusion Chain Reaction
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    Fission or Fusion I think that right now, fission is the only way that we can get more energy out of a nuclear reaction than we put in. First, the energy per fission is very large. In practical units, the fission of 1 kg (2. 2 lb) of uranium-235 releases 18. 7 million kilowatt-hours as heat. Second, the fission process initiated by the absorption of one neutron in uranium-235 releases about 2. 5 neutrons, on the average, from the split nuclei. The neutrons released in this manner quickly cause ...
  • Dr Charles Richard Drew
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    Dr. Charles Richard Drew Dr. Charles Richard Drew was a pioneer as a medical physician who made a drastic contribution to the medical surgery practice called the blood transfusion. Even though he was the inventor of the procedure, he did not benefit from it financially and, ironically, died from not getting the very thing he invented. Charles Drew was born in 1904, in Washington, D. C. He was the eldest of five children, Elsie, Joseph, Nora, and Eva. Elsie was born when Charles was two, Joseph ...
  • Thermonuclear Physics High Plasma Magnetic
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    The physics of high-temperature, multi-keV, collision less plasmas, usually immersed in a magnetic field of complex geometry, is dominated by the behavior of unique many-body systems in which collective phenomena dominate over rare two-body collisions. These plasmas are usually far from the thermodynamic equilibrium, due to sources of mode-excitation energy that owe their existence to factors including: electrodynamic forces with spatial inhomogeneities (this is the case in magnetic or inertial ...
  • Aurora Borealis Plasma Earth Lights
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    Near the Earth's poles a magnificent spectacle of shimmering colored light can sometimes be seen — the aurora. The aurora is called the aurora borealis (Northern lights) and the aurora aus trails (Southern lights); it can appear as bright as a full moon. The aurora usually appears near the Earth's poles, and more northerly (or southerly) your latitude, the more impressive the displays you will see. The lights vary in color from whitish-green to deep red and take on shapes such as streamers...
  • Blood The Average Cells Proteins Body
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    The average adult body contains about 10 to 12 pints of blood. Your body continuously replaces its red blood cells, making new ones with iron salvaged from old ones that have died. Blood transports nutrients and defensive antibodies, cells, and clotting factors. Red blood cells deliver or release oxygen. The three main components of blood are plasma, white and red blood cells. Plasma is a fluid that makes up about 55% of the blood. It is made up of approximately 90% water and the other 10% cont...