Astronomy Cast

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences 10
Science & Medicine 25

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.


Episode 206: Fission

November 8th, 2010

Episode 238 of 460 episodes

Last week we talked about fusion, where atoms come together to form heavier elements. This week, everything comes apart as we talk about nuclear fission. How it occurs naturally in the Universe, and how it has been harnessed by science to produce power, and devastating weapons.