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Is somewhat surprising that a 1 GW coal-ﬁred plant can emit 100 times more radioactive isotopes (because of the radioactive traces in common coal) than a nuclear plant of the same power. 1 Biological For photosynthesis to remove carbon dioxide from the air, the biomass produced must be preserved; it cannot be burned or allowed to rot. There is a limited capacity for this method of CO2 disposal. 002 × 1015 kg year. 2 Mineral CO2 is removed naturally from the air by forming carbonates (mainly of magnesium and calcium).
4 × 1018 deuterons/second. Each cubic centimeter of palladium contains 68 × 1021 atoms. Thus, it takes 7200 seconds, or 2 hours, for the palladium, in this particular experiment, to start becoming di-hydrided. This assumes that all the deuterons produced are absorbed by the palladium, and, thus, the time calculated is a rough lower limit. Could the heat have resulted from a chemical reaction? The highest enthalpy of formation of any palladium salt seems to be 706 MJ/kmole, for palladium hydroxide.
7%; this is insuﬃcient to sustain a chain reaction. An additional trick must be used. Neutrons resulting from a 235 U ﬁssion are high-energy particles (some 1 MeV), and their absorption cross section is about the same for both uranium isotopes. 05 eV) happen to be absorbed much more readily by the ﬁssile uranium than by the more stable isotope. Thus, some of the emitted neutrons have to be slowed down by making them move through a low atomic mass substance called a moderator. Graphite or water will do.