The Future of Clean Energy: Crash Course Engineering #31

This week we are exploring alternative energy sources. We’ll look at how biomass can be burned as a fuel source, how hydrogen can be used in a fuel cell to generate electrical power, and how nuclear fission provides power to the grid. We’ll also discuss how nuclear fusion might someday do the same without any radioactive waste.

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RESOURCES:
https://science.howstuffworks.com/nuclear-waste-disposal.htm
https://www.livescience.com/39961-chernobyl.html

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