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Define nuclear fission. - Physics

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Define nuclear fission.

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Nuclear fission: The process by which a heavy unstable nucleus (such as w-235) is broken into two medium-weight nuclei by the bombardment of a slow neutron, so as to liberate more neutrons and a tremendous amount of energy is called nuclear fission. 

Concept: Source of Energy
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