Decommissioning a Nuclear Reactor

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A Catalyst article about the first generation of nuclear power stations. When these stations reach the end of their useful life this article looks at what is involved in decommissioning them and how the process is affected by the properties of radioactive elements.

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2003, Volume 14, Issue 2.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Annual subscriptions to print copies of the magazine can be purchased from Mindsets.

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